Facilities are available in some large hotels in urban areas.
Internet cafes are available in the major towns.
GSM 900 network operator in the area is Lao
Shinawatra. Still no widespread coverage; however, access to
the Thai mobile telephone system may be possible from Vientiane
and border regions.
There are a few English-language dailies in Laos including the Vientiane
World Service and Voice
of America can be received. Occasionally the frequencies change
and the most current can be found online.
Country code: 856.
international code: 00.
Restricted IDD is available.