Telecommunications in Varkana

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Varkana's telecommunication system is highly developed. Varkana is served by an extensive system of automatic telephone exchanges connected by modern networks of fiber-optic cable, coaxial cable, microwave radio relay, and a domestic satellite system; cellular telephone service is widely available, expanding rapidly, and includes roaming service to foreign countries.


Telephones – fixed line:

  • Total Fixed Line Subscriptions: 13,236,859 (March 2016)
  • Fixed Line Household Penetration: 36.4%

Telephones – mobile market:

Telephone system: Excellent domestic facilities; excellent international service
domestic: Integrated network of coaxial cables, open-wire, microwave radio relay, and domestic satellite earth stations
international: Satellite earth stations – 2 Intelsat, N/A Eutelsat, 1 Inmarsat (Neptic Ocean region); HF radiotelephone communications with more than 16 countries

IDD Country Code: +44


Internet country code: .va

Internet Service Providers (ISPs): 46 (2016)

Internet hosts: 6.721 million (2016)

Internet users: 26.33 million (2016)

Radio and television

The Varkan television industry is large and diverse, widely viewed in the Dinarides, and its productions seen around Adonia. Many local programs are broadcast by networks in other countries, and others have their rights purchased by foreign producers for adaptations in their own markets. Varkana has five major networks. Varkans enjoy one of the highest availability of cable and satellite television in the MOZ, with similar percentages as in the rest of the organization. There are currently 43 television broadcast stations and 11.6 million television sets in Varkana.

Radio broadcast stations (1998): AM 23, FM 1,800 (this figure is an approximation and includes many repeaters), shortwave 1

Radios: 28.37 million (1997)