Bahamas



Flags of All Countries

Bahamas Communications 2008

Telephones - main lines in use: 132,900 (2007)
Telephones - mobile cellular: 374,000 (2007)
Telephone system: general assessment: modern facilities domestic: totally automatic system; highly developed; the Bahamas Domestic Submarine Network links 14 of the islands and is designed to satisfy increasing demand for voice and broadband internet services international: country code - 1-242; landing point for the Americas Region Caribbean Ring System (ARCOS-1) fiber-optic submarine cable that provides links to South and Central America, parts of the Caribbean, and the US; satellite earth stations - 2 (2007)
Radio broadcast stations: AM 3, FM 5, shortwave 0 (2006)
Television broadcast stations: 2 (2006)
Internet country code: .bs
Internet hosts: 41 (2008)
Internet users: 120,000 (2007)

NOTE: The communications information regarding Bahamas on this page is re-published from the 2008 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Bahamas Communications 2008 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Bahamas Communications 2008 should be addressed to the CIA.