Fax machines are available in resorts and in Male.
Internet is available in most regions of the Maldives. There is
an Internet cafe in Male (the capital) and nearly all resorts provide
the service for sending and receiving of e-mails. The islands’
ISP is Dhiraagu (see above).
GSM 900 network operated by Dhiraagu,
the Maldives Telecommunications Company. Handsets may be can rented
by the day.
It takes about a week for airmail to reach Western Europe.
hours: Saturday-Thursday 07:30-13:30 and 16:00-17:50 hrs.
Maldives News Bulletin is published in English. The other dailies;
Haveeru Daily, Miadhu News and Aafathis contain English
sections. All the resort islands have information concerning local
World Service and Voice
of America are received. Occasionally the frequencies change
and the most current frequency can be found online.
Telecommunications in the Maldives are pretty good – telegram
services are available worldwide from Dhiraagu, in Male and the
Country code: 960.
Outgoing international code:
IDD is available.