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Communications in the Bahamas
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Communications in the Bahamas

Telephones - main lines in use: 77,000 (1994)

Telephones - mobile cellular: 2,400 (1993)

Telephone system:
domestic: totally automatic system; highly developed
international: tropospheric scatter and submarine cable to Florida; 3 coaxial submarine cables; satellite earth station - 1 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean)

Area code: 242

Radio broadcast stations: AM 3, FM 4, shortwave 0 (1998)

Radios: 215,000 (1997)

Television broadcast stations: 1 (1997)

Televisions: 67,000 (1997)

Internet Service Providers (ISPs): 3 (1999)

Country codes: BS

Reference

Much of the material in this article comes from the CIA World Factbook 2000.

See also

Bahamas