Norfolk Island Communications - 2021


SOURCE: 2021 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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Telecommunication systems

general assessment: adequate, 4G mobile telecommunication network (2020)

domestic: free local calls

international: country code - 672; submarine cable links with Australia and New Zealand; satellite earth station - 1

note: the COVID-19 pandemic continues to have a significant impact on production and supply chains globally; since 2020, some aspects of the telecom sector have experienced downturn, particularly in mobile device production; many network operators delayed upgrades to infrastructure; progress towards 5G implementation was postponed or slowed in some countries; consumer spending on telecom services and devices was affected by large-scale job losses and the consequent restriction on disposable incomes; the crucial nature of telecom services as a tool for work and school from home became evident, and received some support from governments

Broadcast media

1 local radio station; broadcasts of several Australian radio and TV stations available via satellite (2009)

Internet country code

.nf

Internet users

total: 765

percent of population: 34.6% (July 2016 est.)

country comparison to the world: 228

NOTE: The information regarding Norfolk Island 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 Norfolk Island 2021 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Norfolk Island 2021 should be addressed to the CIA or the source cited on each page.

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