Telecommunications in Saint Kitts and Nevis

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This is a list of Communications in Saint Kitts and Nevis.

Telephone[edit]

Saint Kitts and Nevis is a member of the North American Numbering Plan (NANP), whose assigned area code is area code 869.

When dialing from a telephone in Saint Kitts and Nevis, telephone users can dial the local seven digit number. When calling a telephone number in the United States, Canada or any other NANP member country from Saint kitts and Nevis, the user would dial 1 + area code + phone number.

When calling a telephone number inside Saint Kitts and Nevis from the United States, Canada or other countries participating in the NANP, the user would dial 1 + 869 + seven digit phone number.

Telephones - main lines in use: 17,000 (1997)

Telephones - mobile cellular: at least 30,000(2005)

Telephone system:

General assessment: good inter-island and international connections

Domestic: inter-island links to Antigua and Barbuda and Saint Martin (Guadeloupe and Netherlands Antilles) are handled by VHF/UHF/SHF radiotelephone

International: International calls are carried by radiotelephone to Antigua and Barbuda and switched there to submarine cable or to Intelsat; or carried to Saint Martin (Guadeloupe and Netherlands Antilles) by radiotelephone and switched to Intelsat.

Radio[edit]

Radio broadcast stations: AM 3, FM 1, shortwave 0 (1998)

  • 550 ZIZ (Bird Rock)
  • 820
  • 860 VON - Voice of Nevis
  • 89.9 ZIZ (formerly 90.0)
  • 90.3 Sugar City Rock FM
  • 92.9 Gem Radio Network
  • 93.3 Gem Radio Network
  • 94.1 SKNBC Radio One
  • 95.9 (formerly 96.0) (Nevis)
  • 96.1 (formerly 96.0) (Basseterre)
  • 96.7 Big Wave Radio (Saint Kitts)
  • 96.9 ZIZ
  • 98.3 Vybz FM/Family FM
  • 98.9 Winn FM
  • 102.5 Kyss 102.5 FM - The Love Radio
  • 103.3 Goodwill Radio
  • 104.5 Goodwill Radio
  • 106.5 Freedom FM

Radios: 28,000 (1997)

Television[edit]

Television broadcast stations: 1 (ZIZ-TV, plus three repeaters) (1997)

Televisions: 10,000 (1997)

Internet[edit]

Country code: .kn (Top-level domain)

Internet Service Providers (ISPs): 16 (2000)

Internet users: 2,001 (2000)