Telecommunications in Kiribati
This article's factual accuracy may be compromised due to out-of-date information. (November 2010)
Kiribati has two international airports (Tarawa and Kiritimati). The main port is Betio (Tarawa). Phones are available only on Tarawa and Kiritimati and radio phones are used elsewhere. Kiribati has 2 newspapers (one private).
Telephones - main lines in use: 3,800 (1999)
Telephones - mobile cellular: 20,000 (2G 10,00) (3G/4G 10,000).
international: satellite earth station - 1 Intelsat (Pacific Ocean)
note: Kiribati is being linked to the Pacific Ocean Cooperative Telecommunications Network, which should improve telephone service
Radio and television
Radio broadcast stations: AM 1, FM 2, shortwave 1 (2002) note: the shortwave station may be inactive
Radios: 17,000 (1997)
Television broadcast stations: 1 (not reported to be active) (2002)
Televisions: 1,000 (1997)
Internet Service Providers (ISPs): 5 Satellite Only (2017)
Internet users: 15,947 (2017)