Communications in Antarctica

Communications in Antarctica


Telephones - main lines in use: 0; note - information for US bases only (2001)

Telephones - mobile cellular:

Telephone system: general assessment: local systems at some research stations domestic: commercial cellular networks operating in a small number of locations international: country code - none allocated; via satellite (including mobile Inmarsat and Iridium systems) to and from all research stations, ships, aircraft, and most field parties (2007)

Radio broadcast stations: FM 2, shortwave 1 (information for US bases only); note - many research stations have a local FM radio station (2007)

Television broadcast stations: 1 (cable system with 6 channels; American Forces Antarctic Network-McMurdo - information for US bases only) (2002)

Internet country code: .aq

Internet Service Providers (ISPs):

Internet users:

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