Telecommunications in the Faroe Islands


Telecommunications in the Faroe Islands

Telephones - main lines in use: 22,000 (1995)

Telephones - mobile cellular: 35,000 (2004) est.

Telephone system: good international communications; good domestic facilities
domestic: digitalization was to have been completed in 1998
international: satellite earth stations - 1 Orion; 2 fiber-optic submarine cable linking the Faroe Islands with Denmark, Iceland and Scotland

Radio broadcast stations: AM 1, FM 13, shortwave 0 (1998)

Radios: 26,000 (1997)

Television broadcast stations: 7 (plus 51 low-power repeaters) (September 1995)

Televisions: 15,000 (1997)

Internet Service Providers (ISPs): DataNet [1] El & Tele [2] Føroya Tele [3] Kall [4] Teletech [5]

Country code (TLD): FO

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