Telecommunications in the Federated States of Micronesia

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This article is about communications systems in the Federated States of Micronesia.

In 2010, Pohnpei State was connected to the Internet using the HANTRU-1 undersea cable to provide high-speed bandwidth. Kosrae State, Chuuk State, and Yap State, were planned to be connected in a second phase.1

Telephone

Main lines in use: 8,000 (1995)

Mobile cellular: NA

Telephone system:
domestic: islands interconnected by shortwave radiotelephone (used mostly for government purposes)
international: satellite earth stations - 4 Intelsat (Pacific Ocean)

Radio

Broadcast stations: AM 5, FM 1, shortwave 1 (2011)

Stations below are included in the total: AM Radio stations:

  • AM 999 V6AF - (Pohnpei)
  • AM 1350 V6A - Baptist Radio - Moen (Chuuk) FM.. religious-Baptist
  • AM 1449 V6AH - Radio V6AH - Kolonia (Pohnpei) FM.. religious-Christian
  • AM 1494 V6AI - Radio Yap - Colonia (Yap)
  • AM 1503 V6AJ - Voice of Kosrae - Tofol (Kosrae) FM.. English, Kosraen
  • AM 1593 V6AK - (Moen)

FM Radio stations:


There is also a shortwave relay of 88.5 FM, V6MP.

Radios: NA

Television

Broadcast stations:

Several Honolulu local stations are available on cable (converted from ATSC to DVB-T): KHON-TV (Fox), KITV-TV (ABC), KHNL-TV (NBC) and KGMB-TV (CBS).

Televisions: NA

Internet

Internet Service Providers (ISPs): 12

Country code: FM

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