Pitcairn Iss Communications - 2021


SOURCE: 2021 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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Telecommunication systems

general assessment: satellite-based phone services; rural connectivity a challenge; 2G services widespread; demand for mobile broadband due to mobile services providing Internet source; the launch of the Kacific-1 satellite in 2019 will improve telecommunications in the region (2020)

domestic: local phone service with international connections via Internet (2018)

international: country code - 872; satellite earth station - 1 Inmarsat

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

satellite TV from Fiji-based Sky Pacific offering a wide range of international channels

Internet country code

.pn

Internet users

total: 54

percent of population: 100% (July 2016 est.)

country comparison to the world: 229

Communications - note

satellite-based local phone service and broadband Internet connections available in all homes

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