Telecommunications in Dominica

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Telecommunications in Dominica comprises of telephone, radio, television and internet services. The primary regulatory authority is the National Telecommunication Regulatory Commission[1] which regulates all related industries in order to comply with The Telecommunications Act 8 of 2000.

Telephony[edit]

Calls from Dominica to the US, Canada, and other NANP Caribbean nations, are dialed as 1 + NANP area code + 7-digit number. Calls from Dominica to non-NANP countries are dialed as 011 + country code + phone number with local area code.

Telephone system
Number formatting
Mobile cellular service providers

Radio[edit]

Radio broadcast stations

AM 0, FM 15, shortwave 0 (2007)

Radios

46,000 (1997)

Television[edit]

Television broadcast stations

0 (however, there are three cable television companies, Dominica Broadcast, Marpin Telecoms[2] and Digicel Play - a merger of Digicel and SAT Telecommunications Ltd.[3][4])

Televisions

11,000 (2007)

Internet service providers[edit]

Internet Service Providers (ISPs)
  • Cable & Wireless Dominica Ltd (DSL)
  • Digicel Play (Cable & FTTP)
  • Marpin Telecoms (Cable)
Internet code
.dm

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Telecommunication Regulatory Commission, retrieved 27th of May 2019
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 25 August 2006. Retrieved 20 August 2006.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "BUSINESS BYTE: SAT Telecommunications becomes Digicel Play". Dominica News Online.
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 12 February 2013. Retrieved 23 July 2012.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)