Communications & Transportation in Fiji

Telephones - main lines in use
129,800 (2011)
rank:
140
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Telephones - mobile cellular
727,000 (2011)
rank:
157
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Telephone system
general assessment:
modern local, interisland, and international (wire/radio integrated) public and special-purpose telephone, telegraph, and teleprinter facilities; regional radio communications center
domestic:
telephone or radio telephone links to almost all inhabited islands; most towns and large villages have automatic telephone exchanges and direct dialing; combined fixed and mobile-cellular teledensity roughly 100 per 100 persons
international:
country code - 679; access to important cable links between US and Canada as well as between NZ and Australia; satellite earth stations - 2 Inmarsat (Pacific Ocean)
Broadcast media
Fiji TV, a publicly-traded company, operates a free-to-air channel as well as Sky Fiji and Sky Pacific multi-channel pay-TV services; state-owned commercial company, Fiji Broadcasting Corporation, Ltd, operates 6 radio stations - 2 public broadcasters and 4 commercial broadcasters with multiple repeaters; 5 radio stations with repeaters operated by Communications Fiji, Ltd; transmissions of multiple international broadcasters are available (2009)
Internet country code
.fj
Internet hosts
22,754 (2010)
rank:
114
Internet users
114,200 (2009)
rank:
157
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Airports
28 (2012)
rank:
120
Airports - with paved runways
total:
4
over 3,047 m:
1
1,524 to 2,437 m:
1
914 to 1,523 m:
2 (2012)
Airports - with unpaved runways
total:
24
914 to 1,523 m:
5
under 914 m:
19 (2012)
Railways
total:
597 km
rank:
108
narrow gauge:
597 km 0.600-m gauge
belongs to the government-owned Fiji Sugar Corporation; used to haul sugarcane during the harvest season, which runs from May to December (2008)
Roadways
total:
3,440 km
rank:
162
paved:
1,692 km
unpaved:
1,748 km (2000)
Waterways
203 km (122 km are navigable by motorized craft and 200-metric-ton barges) (2012)
rank:
98
Merchant marine
total:
11
rank:
108
by type:
passenger 4, passenger/cargo 4, refrigerated cargo 1, roll on/roll off 2
foreign-owned:
2 (Australia 2) (2010)
Ports and terminals
Lautoka, Levuka, Suva
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