Telecommunications in the United States Virgin Islands

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Communications in the United States Virgin Islands

The following statistics are from the CIA World Factbook, unless otherwise indicated.


Telephones - main lines in use: 74,200 (2008)

Telephones - mobile cellular: 80,300 (2005)

Telephone system:

general assessment: modern system with total digital switching, uses fiber-optic cable and microwave radio relay
domestic: full range of services available
international: submarine cable connections to US, the Caribbean, Central and South America;; satellite earth stations - NA

Country Code/Area Code +1-340


Radio broadcast stations: 24 radio stations broadcasting (2009)

Radios: 107,000 (2003)


Television broadcast stations: about a dozen television broadcast stations including 1 public TV station; multi-channel cable and satellite TV services are available (2009)

Televisions: 68,000 (1997)


The U.S. Virgin Islands' country code top-level domain is .vi.

Internet hosts: 8,933 (2010)

Internet users: 30,000 (2008)

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