Telecommunications in Tuvalu
This article is about the ways people in Tuvalu can communicate with one another. Tuvalu is made up of 9 atolls. Each island in Tuvalu relies on a satellite dish for communication and internet access. The available bandwidth is only 512 kbps uplink, and 1.5 Mbps downlink. Throughout Tuvalu are more than 900 subscribers who want to use the satellite service, with demand slowing down the speed of the entire system.
Telephones - main lines in use: 900 (2005)
Telephones - mobile cellular: 1300 (2005)
domestic: radiotelephone communications between islands
international: country code - 688; international calls can be made by satellite
Radios: 4,000 (1997)
Television broadcast stations: 0 (1997)
Internet Service Providers (ISPs): 1 (1999)
- Atufenua Maui, Tony Kwato’o, Ronald Vetter, Yoshifumi Chisaki, and Tsuyoshi Usagawa (June 2012). Preliminary Use of an E-learning Pilot System for Secondary Educational Institutions in Tuvalu: The Initial Implementation. The Initial Implementation. International Journal of e-Education, e-Business, e-Management and e-Learning, Vol. 2, No. 3,.
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