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General

All the islands in the Dutch Antilles have cable, radiotelegraph, or radiotelephone connections with one another and, via the central exchange at Curaçao, with international systems. In 1995, landlines in Curaçao totalled 75,000 whereas mobile cellular users were around 11,800.

There are 8 AM, 19 FM, and 3 television stations on the islands. Broadcasts are in Papiamento, Dutch, Spanish and English. In 1997, there were about 217,000 radios and 69,000 televisions on the island of Curaçao.

Overview

Telephones - main lines in use :
75,000 (1995)

Telephones - mobile cellular :
11,727 (1995)

Telephone system :
generally adequate facilities
domestic: extensive inter-island microwave radio relay links
international: 2 submarine cables; satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean)

Radio broadcast stations :
AM 9, FM 4 (1998), shortwave 1 (Radio Netherlands transmits programs to North and South America from there)

Television broadcast stations :
3 (there is also a cable service which supplies programs received from various US satellite networks and two Venezuelan channels) (1997)

Internet Service Providers (ISPs) :
6 (1999)

Country code :
.an

 

 
 

 



 


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