Telecommunications in the United States Virgin Islands

Telecommunications in the United States Virgin Islands

Communications in the United States Virgin Islands

The following statistics are from the CIA World Factbook, unless otherwise indicated.



Telephones - main lines in use: 74,200 (2008)

Telephones - mobile cellular: 80,300 (2005)

Telephone system:

general assessment: modern system with total digital switching, uses fiber-optic cable and microwave radio relay
domestic: full range of services available
international: submarine cable connections to US, the Caribbean, Central and South America;; satellite earth stations - NA

Country Code/Area Code +1-340


Radio broadcast stations: 24 radio stations broadcasting (2009)

Radios: 107,000 (2003)


Television broadcast stations: about a dozen television broadcast stations including 1 public TV station; multi-channel cable and satellite TV services are available (2009)

Televisions: 68,000 (1997)


The U.S. Virgin Islands' country code top-level domain is .vi.

Internet hosts: 8,933 (2010)

Internet users: 30,000 (2008)

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