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Telephones - main lines in use
Definition - World rank and map
5,700 (2002)
Telephones - main lines in use per 1,000 people
Definition - World rank and map
255 (2002)
Telephones - mobile cellular
Definition - World rank and map
1,700 (1999)
Telephones - mobile cellular subscribers per 1,000 people
Definition - World rank and map
76.1 (1999)
Telephone system
Definition
general assessment: fully digital system with international direct dialing
domestic: full range of services available; GSM wireless service available
international: country code - 1-649; the Americas Region Caribbean Ring System (ARCOS-1) fiber optic telecommunications submarine cable provides connectivity to South and Central America, parts of the Caribbean, and the US; satellite earth station - 1 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean)
Radio broadcast stations
Definition
AM 2, FM 7, shortwave 0 (2003)
Television broadcast stations
Definition
0 (broadcasts received from The Bahamas; 2 cable television networks) (2003)
Internet country code
Definition
.tc
Internet hosts
Definition - World rank and map
2,310 (2007)
Internet hosts per 1,000 people
Definition - World rank and map
103.3 (2007)
Internet users
Definition - World rank and map
NA
Airports
Definition - World rank and map
8 (2007)
Airports - with paved runways
Definition
total: 6
1,524 to 2,437 m: 3
914 to 1,523 m: 1
under 914 m: 2 (2007)
Airports - with unpaved runways
Definition
total: 2
under 914 m: 2 (2007)
Roadways
Definition - World rank and map
total: 121 km
paved: 24 km
unpaved: 97 km (2003)
Merchant marine
Definition - World rank and map
registered in other countries: 1 (Panama 1) (2008)
Ports and terminals
Definition
Grand Turk, Providenciales


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