Communications in the Marshall Islands

Communications in the Marshall Islands

This article is about communications systems in the Marshall Islands.

In 2010, the Majuro and Kwajalein Atoll were connected to the Internet using the HANTRU-1 undersea cable to provide high-speed bandwidth. Faster Internet service was rolled out to Majuro and Ebeye on April 1, 2010.[1]

Publications

Newspapers - Marshall Islands Journal:

Weekly national newspaper: tabloid
The Marshall Islands Journal is a dual language, once a week publication. It is the newspaper of record for the Marshall Islands.

Telephone

Telephones - main lines in use: 3,000 (1994)

Telephones - mobile cellular: 280 (1994)

Telephone system: telex services
domestic: Majuro Atoll and Ebeye and Kwajalein islands have regular, seven-digit, direct-dial telephones; other islands interconnected by shortwave radio, telephone (used mostly for government purposes)
international: satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (Pacific Ocean); US Government satellite communications system on Kwajalein

Radio

Radio broadcast stations: AM 3, FM 4, shortwave 0 (1998)

Stations included are:

Radios: NA

Television

Television broadcast stations: 3 (of which two are US military stations) (1997) (stations are: MBC-TV, CPN (AFN) - Central Pacific Network (Channel 1) - CPN (AFN) - Central Pacific Network (Channel 2))

Televisions: NA

Internet

Internet Service Providers (ISPs): 1[2]

Country code (Top level domain): MH Not active since 1996-1997 when the ISP "MH" was founded, no websites are currently registered in domain

Authority

The majority of communication is under the responsibility of Marshall Islands National Telecommunications Authority.

Notes

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  2. ^ Aenet Rowa (July 20, 2003). "Marshall Islands National Telecommunications Authority Gets Its Own Internet Link-Up". Yokwe Online. Retrieved 2010-07-27.