Internet access is widely available in the business centres,
hotels and in Internet cafes.
Airmail to Europe takes up to a week and can be very unreliable.
Post office hours: Monday-Friday
0830-1200hrs and 1430-1830hrs, Saturday 0830-1400hrs.
Although King Mohammed VI has eased restrictions
on the press, some issues including the Western Sahara, the
monarchy and corruption remain quite sensitive topics. The
government owns, or has stakes in, Morocco's television networks
and the plan is to allow private investments in state-run
broadcasters and the official news agency. Satellite dishes
are commonly used, giving access to a range of foreign Television
Daily newspapers are published in Arabic and French. The main
French newspapers are: Le Matin, L'Economiste, Libération
and Le Journal. The main Arabic newspapers
include Assabah and Al Anbaa.
State-run Radio-Television Marocaine (RTM)
has national and regional. Tangier-based Medi 1
is privately-owned by French and Moroccan concerns and programmes
in French and Arabic.
National Radio of the Saharan Arab Democratic Republic broadcasts
in Arabic and Spanish and the station supports the Polisario
Telephone - land
Direct Dialing (IDD) is available.
dialing code is 212.
Privately run Téléboutiques
can be found through Morocco. There is an attendant to provide
change, phone cards and advice.
Roaming agreements exist with some international mobile phone
companies. Coverage is mainly available in cities in the west
of the country.
Radio-Television Marocaine (RTM) is
state-run while 2M is only partly state-owned.
Al Maghribiya, a satellite channel operated
by RTM and 2M, is aimed at Moroccans living overseas.