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    Faroe Islands Communications 2001


      Telephones - main lines in use: 24,851 (1999)

      Telephones - mobile cellular: 10,761 (1999)

      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: 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

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

      Radios: 26,000 (1997)

      Television broadcast stations: 3 (plus 43 low-power repeaters) (September 1995)

      Televisions: 15,000 (1997)

      Internet country code: .fo

      Internet Service Providers (ISPs): 2 (2000)

      Internet users: 3,000 (2000)

      NOTE: The information regarding Faroe Islands on this page is re-published from the 2001 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Faroe Islands Communications 2001 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Faroe Islands Communications 2001 should be addressed to the CIA.

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