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.
The majority of communication is under the responsibility of Marshall Islands National Telecommunications Authority.
Telephones - main lines in use: 3,000 (1994)
Telephones - mobile cellular: 280 (1994)
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
Radio broadcast stations: AM 3, FM 4, shortwave 0 (1998)
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))
Internet Service Providers: 1
Top level domain: The TLD of the Marshall Islands is .mh. However, it's registrar has been defunct. Nearly no websites are currently registered in domain, as it never gained popularity.
- 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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