Cook Islands: Communication#

Telephones - fixed linestotal: 7,200
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 61 (2009)
Telephones - mobile cellulartotal: 7,800
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 66 (July 2015 est.)
Telephone systemgeneral assessment: Telecom Cook Islands offers international direct dialing, Internet, email, fax, and Telex
domestic: individual islands are connected by a combination of satellite earth stations, microwave systems, and VHF and HF radiotelephone; within the islands, service is provided by small exchanges connected to subscribers by open-wire, cable, and fiber-optic cable
international: country code - 682; satellite earth station - 1 Intelsat (Pacific Ocean)
Broadcast media1 privately owned TV station broadcasts from Rarotonga providing a mix of local news and overseas-sourced programs; a satellite program package is available; 6 radio stations broadcast with 1 reportedly reaching all of the islands (2009)
Internet country
Internet userstotal: 6,000
percent of population: 61% (July 2015 est.)