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Internet cafes are widely available. ISPs include Belgacom.


Airmail takes 2 to 3 days to other West European destinations.

Poste Restante facilities are available in main cities.

Post office hours: Monday-Friday 0900-1600 hrs.


Principal daily newspapers are La Lanterne, La Meuse, Le Soir (French) and De Gentenaar, Het Laatste Nieuws, De Standaard, Het Nieuwsblad (Dutch). There is an English-language magazine, The Bulletin, printed in Belgium.


BBC World Service and Voice of America radio stations can be received. From time to time the frequencies change and the most up-to-date can be found online.

Telephone - land line

 Full IDD is available.
 Country dialing code is 32
 For operator services, dial 1324

There are call boxes in all major towns and country districts. Some coinless cardphones and credit card phones are also available as well as Telecards and these can be purchased from newsagents, railway stations and post offices.

 Outgoing international code is 00

Telephone - mobile

GSM 900 and 1800 networks.

Network operators are:

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