Falk Islands (Islas Malvinas) Communications - 2021


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Telephones - fixed lines

total subscriptions: 2,255

subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 77 (July 2016 est.)

Telephones - mobile cellular

total subscriptions: 4,674

subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 146 (July 2016 est.)

Telecommunication systems

general assessment: government-operated radiotelephone and private VHF/CB radiotelephone networks provide effective service to almost all points on both islands

domestic: fixed-line subscriptions 77 per 100, 146 per 100 for mobile-cellular (2019)

international: country code - 500; satellite earth station - 1 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean) with links through London to other countries (2015)

Broadcast media

TV service provided by a multi-channel service provider; radio services provided by the public broadcaster, Falkland Islands Radio Service, broadcasting on both AM and FM frequencies, and by the British Forces Broadcasting Service (BFBS) (2007)

Internet country code


Internet users

total: 3,000

percent of population: 98.3% (July 2016 est.)

Broadband - fixed subscriptions

total: 1,610

subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 50 (2017 est.)

NOTE: The information regarding Falk Islands (Islas Malvinas) on this page is re-published from the 2021 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency and other sources. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Falk Islands (Islas Malvinas) 2021 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Falk Islands (Islas Malvinas) 2021 should be addressed to the CIA or the source cited on each page.

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