Telecommunications in Tonga
This article is about communications systems in Tonga.
Main lines in use: 30,000 (2012)
Telephones - mobile cellular: 56,000 (2012)
Broadcast stations: AM 1 (2005), FM 5 (2005), shortwave 1 (1998)
Radios: 61,000 (1997)
Broadcast stations: 4 (2005)
Televisions: 2,000 (1997)
In April 2002 the Tongasat company started its own satellite telecommunication service when it obtained the Esiafi 1 (former private American Comstar D4) satellite (launched in 1981) that was moved to Tonga's own geostationary point.
Internet Service Providers (ISPs): 2 (2005)
Until 2002, the Auckland-based Pasifika Times was also circulated in Niue.
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