Telecommunications in the Federated States of Micronesia

Telecommunications in the Federated States of Micronesia

This article is about communications systems in the Federated States of Micronesia.

In 2010, Pohnpei was connected to the Internet using the HANTRU-1 undersea cable to provide high-speed bandwidth. Kosrae, Chuuk, and Yap, were planned to be connected in a second phase.[1]



Main lines in use: 8,000 (1995)

Mobile cellular: NA

Telephone system:
domestic: islands interconnected by shortwave radiotelephone (used mostly for government purposes)
international: satellite earth stations - 4 Intelsat (Pacific Ocean)


Broadcast stations: AM 5, FM 1, shortwave 1 (2011)

Stations below are included in the total: AM Radio stations:

  • AM 1350 V6A - Baptist Radio - Moen (Chuuk) FM.. religious-Baptist
  • AM 1449 V6AH - Radio V6AH - Kolonia (Pohnpei) FM.. religious-Christian
  • AM 1494 V6AI - Radio Yap - Colonia (Yap)
  • AM 1584 V6AJ - Voice of Kosrae - Tofol (Kosrae) FM.. English, Kosraen

FM Radio stations:

  • FM 88.5 BWXX-FM
  • FM 88.5 V6BBC Bible Baptist Church Radio (Weno, Chuuk)
  • FM 89.5 V6AK Radio - Moen (Chuuk) FM English, Chuukese
  • FM 104.0 V6AF - Kolonia (Pohnpei) FM.. religious-Christian

There is also a shortwave relay of 88.5 FM, V6MP.

Radios: NA


Broadcast stations:

Several Honolulu local stations are available on cable (converted from ATSC to DVB-T): KHON-TV (Fox), KITV-TV (ABC), KHNL-TV (NBC) and KGMB-TV (CBS).

Televisions: NA


Internet Service Providers (ISPs): 1[2]

Country code: FM


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