Telecommunications in the Federated States of Micronesia

Telecommunications in the Federated States of Micronesia

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

Televisions: NA

Internet

Internet Service Providers (ISPs): 1[2]

Country code: FM

Notes

  1. ^ Marianas Variety Newspaper
  2. ^ Internet service provided by Government owned telecom company