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E-mail can be accessed from Internet cafes in the cities of Nabeul, Tunis, Sousse and Tahar ben Amar.

The internet is monitored – making the choice of Tunisia for the November 2005 Global Information conference a controversial one.


Airmail to Europe takes 3 to 5 days and a express service guarantees delivery in 4 days or under.

Summer Post office hours: Monday to Saturday from 7.30 am to 1.30 pm

Winter Post office hours: Monday to Friday from 8.30 am to 1.00 pm and 3.00 pm to 5.45 pm, Saturday from 8.30 am to 1.30 pm

Ramadan Post office hours: Monday to Thursday 8.30 am to 2.30 pm, Friday and Saturday from 8.30 am to 1.30.


The government retains a tight hold on the press, despite freedom of information being ‘guaranteed’ by the constitution.

The daily newspapers are printed in Arabic and French, the most popular being La Presse de Tunisie, As-Sabah, Le Temps and Tunisia Daily.


State-run Tunisian Radio and privately-owned Radio Mosaique are the principal radio broadcasters.

Telephone - land line

 IDD is available.
 Country dialing code is 216.

Automatic dialling extends to most parts of the country and covers direct international calls.

Telephone - mobile

Roaming agreements with international mobile phone companies exist in Tunisia.


The government retains a tight hold on local broadcasting.

ERTT is the state-run broadcaster, owning the stations Tunis 7 and Canal 21. The country’s 1st privately-run commercial station is Hannibal TV, while many satellite channels are popular, including those broadcast from Egypt.
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