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Faroe Islands - Communications (Facts)
Telephones - main lines in use: 23,000 (2006)
Telephones - mobile cellular: 50,000 (2006)
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
Radio broadcast stations: AM 1, FM 13, shortwave 0 (1998)
Television broadcast stations: 3 (plus 43 repeaters) (September 1995)
Internet country code: .fo
Internet hosts: 6,915 (2006)
Internet users: 34,000 (2006)


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