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Internet

Internet cafes can be found everywhere and provide public access to Internet and e-mail services. ISP's include Asia Infonet and Internet Thailand.

Mobile telephone

GSM 900/1800/1900 networks. Operators include Advanced Info Service, Digital Phone CompanyLtd and Total Access Comms Co.

Post

Airmail to Europe and the USA takes up to 1 week.

The General Post Office in Bangkok (on Charoen Krung Road)
Opening hours: Monday to Friday 8.00 am to 8.00 pm, Saturday to Sunday and holidays 8.00 am to 1.00 pm.

Post offices up-country are open Monday to Friday 8.00 am to 4.30 pm, Saturday 9.00 am to 12 noon.

Press

English-language dailies are The International Herald Tribune, The Bangkok Post and The Nation. Both are available in the major cities.

Radio

BBC World Service and Voice of America can be heard. At times the frequencies change and the most up-to-date can be found online.

Telegram

Telegrams can be sent from airports and CAT (Communications Authority of Thailand) offices and some hotels.

Telephone

Country telephone code: 66.

Outgoing international dialling code: 00.

IDD is available.