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Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan Da Cunha Communications 2016
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SOURCE: 2016 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan Da Cunha Communications 2016
SOURCE: 2016 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on February 11, 2016

Telephones - fixed lines:
total: 3,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 39 (2012)
[see also: Telephones - fixed lines - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 211

Telephone system:
general assessment: can communicate worldwide
domestic: automatic digital network
international: country code (Saint Helena) - 290, (Ascension Island) - 247; international direct dialing; satellite voice and data communications; satellite earth stations - 5 (Ascension Island - 4, Saint Helena - 1) (2010)

Broadcast media:
Saint Helena has no local TV station; 2 local radio stations, one of which is relayed to Ascension Island; satellite TV stations rebroadcast terrestrially; Ascension Island has no local TV station but has 1 local radio station and receives relays of broadcasts from 1 radio station on Saint Helena; broadcasts from the British Forces Broadcasting Service (BFBS) are available, as well as TV services for the US military; Tristan da Cunha has 1 local radio station and receives BFBS TV and radio broadcasts (2007)

Radio broadcast stations:
Saint Helena: AM 1, FM 1, shortwave 0
Ascension: AM 1, FM 1, shortwave 1 (2005)

Television - broadcast stations:
0 (3 television channels are received via satellite and distributed by UHF) (2005)

Internet country code:
.sh; note - Ascension Island assigned .ac

Internet hosts:
6,729 (2012)
country comparison to the world: 141
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
total: 900
[see also: Internet users - total country ranks ]
percent of population: 11.8% (2009)
[see also: Internet users - percent of population country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 214

Communications - note:
South Africa maintains a meteorological station on Gough Island

NOTE: The information regarding Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan Da Cunha on this page is re-published from the 2016 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan Da Cunha Communications 2016 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan Da Cunha Communications 2016 should be addressed to the CIA.




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