Many major hotels offer fax services as well as the Telecoms
buildings in Robinson Road and Exeter Road.
There are many Internet cafes in Singapore. Main ISPs include
GSM 900/1800. Network operators include MobileOne
(Asia) Pte, Singapore
Telecom and StarHub
Airmail to Europe takes about one week. Limited postal facilities
are available at many hotels.
Post office hours: Monday to Friday 8.30 am to
5.00 pm, Saturday 8.30 am to 1.00 pm.
The airport and Orchard Point
branches are open every day 7.00 am to 7.00 pm.
The General Post Office on Fullerton Road (near
the river) and the Comcentre (near Orchard Road)
are open 24 hours.
English-language newspapers are The Business Times,
The New Paper and The Straits Times.
World Service and Voice
of America broadcast daily. Occasionally the frequencies change
and the most current can be found online.
Country code: 65.
Outgoing international code: 001.
Full IDD is available.
International calls can be placed from public pay phones with
a credit card or a phone card (S$2-S$50) which can be purchased
from Telecom centres and retail outlets. IDD calls placed from
hotels are free of surcharge.
Telegram services are available at post offices, hotels, the Central
Telegraph Office at 71 Robinson Road and the Comcentre
near Orchard Road.