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Faroe Islands Communication
Telephones - main lines in use:
23,000 (2002)
Telephones - mobile cellular:
30,700 (2002)
Telephone system:
general assessment: good international communications; good domestic facilities
domestic: digitalization was completed in 1998; both NMT (analog) and GSM (digital) mobile telephone systems are installed
international: country code - 298; satellite earth stations - 1 Orion; 1 fiber-optic submarine cable to the Shetland Islands, linking the Faroe Islands with Denmark and Iceland; fiber-optic submarine cable connection to Canada-Europe cable
Radios:
26,000 (1997)
Radio broadcast stations:
AM 1, FM 13, shortwave 0 (1998)
Televisions:
15,000 (1997)
Television broadcast stations:
3 (plus 43 low-power repeaters) (September 1995)
Internet country code:
.fo
Internet users:
25,000 (2002)
Internet Service Providers (ISPs):
2 (2000)
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