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Tokelau Communications - 2024


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Telephones - fixed lines

total subscriptions: 300 (2010 est.)

subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 22 (2010 est.)

Telecommunication systems

general assessment: a new submarine cable between New Zealand and Tokelau will provide high speed, reliable internet to Tokelau for the first time; due for completion in 2022, this will provide Tokelau with affordable, high quality internet and telecommunications, and better, more effective access to digital services and platforms (2021)

domestic: fixed-line teledensity is 0 per 100 persons (2019)

international: country code - 690; landing point for the Southern Cross NEXT submarine cable linking Australia, Tokelau, Samoa, Kiribati, Fiji, New Zealand and Los Angeles, CA (USA); radiotelephone service to Samoa; government-regulated telephone service (TeleTok); satellite earth stations - 3 (2020)

Broadcast media

Sky TV access for around 30% of the population; each atoll operates a radio service that provides shipping news and weather reports (2019)

Internet country code


Internet users

total: 800 (2021 est.)

percent of population: 58.3% (2021 est.)

NOTE: The information regarding Tokelau on this page is re-published from the 2024 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency and other sources. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Tokelau 2024 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Tokelau 2024 should be addressed to the CIA or the source cited on each page.

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