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Fax services are extensively available throughout the country.


Internet cafes have public access to Internet and e-mail services.

ISPs include:

• Asia Pacific Online

• Chunghwa Telecom/Hinet


• International Direct Dialing is available

• Taiwan country dialing code: 886

• Outgoing international dialing code: 002

There is an extensive internal telephone system.

Mobile telephones

GSM 900 and 1800 networks.

Network operators include:

• Far Eastone Telecommunications

• KG Telecom

• Taiwan Cellular Corporation


• Airmail to Western Europe takes up to 10 days.

• Poste restante service is available in main cities.


English-language daily papers consist of:

• The China Post

• Taiwan News

English-language journals include:

• Taipei Journal (weekly)

• Taipei Review (monthly).


From time to time the radio frequencies change and the most up to date information can be found online:

• BBC World Service can be received.

• Voice of America can be received