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British Indian Ocean Territory Communications 2019

SOURCE: 2019 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











British Indian Ocean Territory Communications 2019
SOURCE: 2019 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on February 08, 2019

Telephone system:
general assessment: separate facilities for military and public needs are available (2015)
domestic: all commercial telephone services are available, including connection to the Internet (2015)
international: country code (Diego Garcia) - 246; international telephone service is carried by satellite (2015)

Broadcast media:
Armed Forces Radio and Television Service (AFRTS) broadcasts over 3 separate frequencies for US and UK military personnel stationed on the islands (2009)

Internet country code:
.io

Communications - note:
Diego Garcia hosts one of four dedicated ground antennas that assist in the operation of the Global Positioning System (GPS) navigation system (the others are on Kwajalein (Marshall Islands), at Cape Canaveral, Florida (US), and on Ascension Island (Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha))

NOTE: 1) The information regarding British Indian Ocean Territory on this page is re-published from the 2019 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of British Indian Ocean Territory Communications 2019 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about British Indian Ocean Territory Communications 2019 should be addressed to the CIA.
2) The rank that you see is the CIA reported rank, which may habe the following issues:
  a) They assign increasing rank number, alphabetically for countries with the same value of the ranked item, whereas we assign them the same rank.
  b) The CIA sometimes assignes counterintuitive ranks. For example, it assigns unemployment rates in increasing order, whereas we rank them in decreasing order






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