Communications in Saint Lucia


Communications in Saint Lucia

Communications in Saint Lucia

Telephone

Telephones - main lines in use:90,000

Telephones - mobile cellular:100,000

Telephone system:
* "Domestic:" System is automatically switched.
* "International:" Direct microwave radio relay link with Martinique and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; tropospheric scatter to Barbados; international calls beyond these countries are carried by Intelsat from Martinique.

Saint Lucia is part of the North American Numbering Plan; its area code is 758.

Radio

Radio broadcast stations:AM 2, FM 7 (plus 3 repeaters), shortwave 0 (1998)

Radios:111,000 (1997)

Television

Television broadcast stations:3 (of which two are commercial stations and one is a community antenna television or CATV channel) (1997)

Televisions:100,000 (2005)

Internet

Saint Lucia's country code top-level domain is .lc. As of 2000, there were 15 Internet service providers serving the country.


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