Telecommunications in Saint Lucia
Communications in Saint Lucia
Telephones - main lines in use: 90,000
Telephones - mobile cellular: 100,000
- Domestic: System is automatically switched.
- International: Direct microwave radio relay link with Martinique and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; tropospheric scatter to Barbados; international calls beyond these countries are carried by Intelsat from Martinique.
Radios: 111,000 (1997)
Television broadcast stations: 3 (of which two are commercial stations and one is a community antenna television or CATV channel) (1997)
Televisions: 100,000 (2005)
Saint Lucia's country code top-level domain is .lc. Prior to the 21st century internet was available only by satellite. As of 2000, there were 5 Internet service providers serving the country. 90% of the city population has internet, but rural villages rarely have the availability. The internet is growing rapidly with available wireless computers and devices.