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Telephones - main lines in use
Definition - World rank and map
134,900 (2005)
Telephones - main lines in use per 1,000 people
Definition - World rank and map
478.4 (2005)
Telephones - mobile cellular
Definition - World rank and map
237,100 (2006)
Telephones - mobile cellular subscribers per 1,000 people
Definition - World rank and map
840.9 (2006)
Telephone system
Definition
general assessment: fixed-line teledensity of roughly 50 per 100 persons; mobile-cellular telephone density of 75 per 100 persons
domestic: island-wide automatic telephone system
international: country code - 1-246; landing point for the East Caribbean Fiber System (ECFS) submarine cable with links to 13 other islands in the eastern Caribbean extending from the British Virgin Islands to Trinidad; satellite earth stations - 1 (Intelsat -Atlantic Ocean); tropospheric scatter to Trinidad and Saint Lucia (2007)
Radio broadcast stations
Definition
AM 2, FM 6, shortwave 0 (2004)
Television broadcast stations
Definition
1 (plus 2 cable channels) (2004)
Internet country code
Definition
.bb
Internet hosts
Definition - World rank and map
104 (2007)
Internet hosts per 1,000 people
Definition - World rank and map
0.4 (2007)
Internet users
Definition - World rank and map
160,000 (2005)
Internet users per 1,000 people
Definition - World rank and map
567.4 (2005)
Airports
Definition - World rank and map
1 (2007)
Airports - with paved runways
Definition
total: 1
over 3,047 m: 1 (2007)
Roadways
Definition - World rank and map
total: 1,600 km
paved: 1,600 km (2004)
Merchant marine
Definition - World rank and map
total: 87 ships (1000 GRT or over) 649,440 GRT/941,329 DWT
by type: bulk carrier 15, cargo 52, chemical tanker 6, passenger 1, passenger/cargo 1, petroleum tanker 3, refrigerated cargo 6, roll on/roll off 3
foreign-owned: 82 (Canada 12, Greece 12, India 1, Lebanon 1, Norway 40, Sweden 7, Syria 1, UK 8)
registered in other countries: 1 (St Vincent and the Grenadines 1) (2008)
Ports and terminals
Definition
Bridgetown


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