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Faroe Islands: Communication#

Telephone systemgeneral assessment: good international communications; good domestic facilities
domestic: conversion to digital system 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 (2011)
Telephones - main lines in use24,000 (2012)
Telephones - mobile cellular61,000 (2012)
Internet users37,500 (2009)
Internet country code.fo
Internet hosts7,575 (2012)
Broadcast media1 publicly owned TV station; the Faroese telecommunications company distributes local and international channels through its digital terrestrial network; publicly owned radio station supplemented by 2 privately owned stations broadcasting over multiple frequencies (2008)