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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 Cyberway Pte and Singnet.

Mobile telephone

GSM 900/1800. Network operators include MobileOne (Asia) Pte, Singapore Telecom and StarHub Pte.


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.


BBC 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.