Communications in the Marshall Islands
In 2010, the Majuro and Kwajalein Atoll were connected to the Internet using the HANTRU-1 undersea cable to provide high-speed bandwidth. Faster Internet service was rolled out to Majuro and Ebeye on April 1, 2010.
Newspapers - Marshall Islands Journal:
Telephones - main lines in use: 3,000 (1994)
Telephones - mobile cellular: 280 (1994)
Telephone system: telex services
domestic: Majuro Atoll and Ebeye and Kwajalein islands have regular, seven-digit, direct-dial telephones; other islands interconnected by shortwave radio, telephone (used mostly for government purposes)
international: satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (Pacific Ocean); US Government satellite communications system on Kwajalein
Stations included are:
- V7AB 1098 (State-run, by Marshall Islands Broadcasting Company, national coverage)
- V7AFN 1224 Kwajalein (military, NPR)
- V7EG 1170 Micronesia Heatwave (commercial) (formerly V7RR AM 1557)
- V7EMON 95.5
- V7AB 97.9
- V7EAGLE 99.9 Kwajalein (military, Country)
- V7DJ 101.1 Kwajalein (military, Active Rock)
- AFN 102.1 Kwajalein (military, Hot AC)
- V7AA 104.1 - Religious
Television broadcast stations: 3 (of which two are US military stations) (1997) (stations are: MBC-TV, CPN (AFN) - Central Pacific Network (Channel 1) - CPN (AFN) - Central Pacific Network (Channel 2))
Country code (Top level domain): MH Not active since 1996-1997 when the ISP "MH" was founded, no websites are currently registered in domain
The majority of communication is under the responsibility of Marshall Islands National Telecommunications Authority.
- GIFF JOHNSON (March 5, 2010). "NTA cuts internet rates". The Marshall Islands Journal. Retrieved 2010-07-27.
- Aenet Rowa (July 20, 2003). "Marshall Islands National Telecommunications Authority Gets Its Own Internet Link-Up". Yokwe Online. Retrieved 2010-07-27.
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