Kiribati: Communication#

Telephones - fixed linestotal subscriptions: 1,477
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 1 (July 2015 est.)
Telephones - mobile cellulartotal: 41,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 39 (July 2015 est.)
Telephone systemgeneral assessment: generally good quality national and international service
domestic: wireline service available on Tarawa and Kiritimati (Christmas Island); connections to outer islands by HF/VHF radiotelephone; wireless service available in Tarawa since 1999
international: country code - 686; satellite earth station - 1 Intelsat (Pacific Ocean) (2015)
Broadcast media1 TV broadcast station that provides about 1 hour of local programming Monday-Friday; multi-channel TV packages provide access to Australian and US stations; 1 government-operated radio station broadcasts on AM, FM, and shortwave (2009)
Internet country
Internet userstotal: 14,000
percent of population: 13% (July 2015 est.)