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Kiribati Telecommunications Profile 2018

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Telephones - main lines in usetotal subscriptions: 1,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 1 (July 2016 est.)
Telephones - mobile cellulartotal: 55,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 51 (July 2016 est.)
Telephone systemgeneral assessment: generally good quality national and international service
domestic: wireline service available on Tarawa and Kiritimati (Christmas Island); connections to outer islands by HF/VHF radiotelephone; recently formed Amalgamated Telecom Holdings Kiribati Limited is implementing the first phase of improvements with 3G and 4G upgrades on some islands
international: country code - 686; satellite earth station - 1 Intelsat (Pacific Ocean) (2016)
Broadcast media1 TV broadcast station that provides about 1 hour of local programming Monday-Friday; multi-channel TV packages provide access to Australian and US stations; 1 government-operated radio station broadcasts on AM, FM, and shortwave (2009)
Internet country code.ki
Internet userstotal: 14,649
percent of population: 13.7% (July 2016 est.)

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on January 20, 2018