Barbados



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Barbados Communications 2008

Telephones - main lines in use: 134,900 (2005)
Telephones - mobile cellular: 237,100 (2006)
Telephone system: general assessment: fixed-line teledensity of roughly 50 per 100 persons; mobile-cellular telephone density of about 85 per 100 persons domestic: island-wide automatic telephone system international: country code - 1-246; landing point for the East Caribbean Fiber System (ECFS) submarine cable with links to 13 other islands in the eastern Caribbean extending from the British Virgin Islands to Trinidad; satellite earth stations - 1 (Intelsat -Atlantic Ocean); tropospheric scatter to Trinidad and Saint Lucia (2007)
Radio broadcast stations: AM 2, FM 6, shortwave 0 (2004)
Television broadcast stations: 1 (plus 2 cable channels) (2004)
Internet country code: .bb
Internet hosts: 104 (2008)
Internet users: 160,000 (2005)

NOTE: The communications information regarding Barbados 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 Barbados Communications 2008 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Barbados Communications 2008 should be addressed to the CIA.