Telecommunications in Liberia
factual accuracy may be compromised due to out-of-date information.(July 2013)
Communications in Liberia consist of telephone lines and cellular phone networks. A lot of the telephone lines were destroyed or plundered in the two civil wars, making cellular phone networks a popular and safer alternative that reach remote regions of the country.
The main newspapers are:
- The Analyst
- New Democrat
- National Chronicle
- The Liberian Analyst Corporation
- Daily Observer
- The Daily Talk
The fixed line infrastructure of Liberia was nearly completely destroyed during the civil war. In 2006, the country had approximately 5,000 fixed lines installed, almost exclusively in the Monrovia area. Prior to the passage of the Telecommunications Act of 2007, the state-owned Liberia Telecommunications Corporation (LIBTELCO) held a legal monopoly for all fixed line services in Liberia, and remains the sole licensed fixed line telephone service provider in the country.
231 - in an international country code for Liberia. The country connected to the external world via Intelsat satellite link.
In 2001, there were 0 AM radio broadcast stations, 7 FM, and 2 shortwave, with 790,000 radio receivers.
Radio stations include:
- STAR radio
- Truth FM
- Radio Veritas
- UNMIL radio - UNMIL
- LUX 106.6 FM - University of Liberia
- 89.5 FM - Voice of Firestone – Liberia
- Real TV
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