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Communications in Suriname
 
 
 

General

In 2006, there are about 81,500 main telephone lines and 320,000 mobile telephones in use in Suriname. Suriname has the capacity for international telecommunications, using two Intelsat satellite earth stations. Domestic telecommunication in the country uses a microwave radio relay network.

Internet services in Suriname are provided by a number of internet service providers. Two providers offer dial-up internet, two provide wireless internet, and a further two provide ISDN. One provider offers DSL internet.

In 2000, there are 3 television broadcast stations and a further 7 repeaters in Suriname, with 63,000 televisions in the country.

In 1998, there were 4 AM and 13 FM radio stations. In 1997, 668 radios and 137 television receivers were in use for every 1,000 people.

Overview

Telephones - main lines in use
81,500 (2006)

Telephones - mobile cellular
320,000 (2006)

Telephone system
general assessment: international facilities are good
domestic: combined fixed-line and mobile-cellular teledensity about 90 telephones per 100 persons; microwave radio relay network
international: country code - 597; satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean)

Radio broadcast stations
AM 4, FM 13, shortwave 1 (1998)

Television broadcast stations
3 (plus 7 repeaters) (2000)

Internet country code
.sr

Internet hosts
33 (2008)

Internet users
44,000 (2007)

 

 
 

 



 


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