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Mobile Telephone

Roaming agreements exist with many international mobile phone companies. Phone rentals are available from the airport.

Internet

The main Internet cafe is Connect Internet Cafe, which is on Victoria Parade in the General Post office building in Suva. Opening hours are Monday to Friday 8.00 am to 8.00 pm, Saturday 8.00 am to 10.00 pm, Sunday 10.00 am to 6.00 pm. Access time costs around US $3 per hour. There are also Internet cafes in Lautoka and Nadi.

Media

Fiji's private press includes English language dailies and Fijian and Hindi-language weeklies. The Government has a stake in many publications. Radio is a key source of information, especially on the outer islands. There are both privately and publicly owned stations.

Press

The main English language daily is the Fiji Times, which claims to be ‘the 1st newspaper published in the world today’, a reference to Suva’s position just to the west of the International Date Line, the other major English language paper is the Fiji Daily Post. The Fiji Sun is privately owned. Shanti Dut and Sartaj are weekly publications in Hindi. Fiji Calling is the bi yearly tourist newspaper, which may be of interest to visitors.

TV

Fiji 1 is a national free to air channel, Sky Fiji is a pay TV channel, both are operated by Fiji Television Ltd.

Radio

State owned commercial company Fiji Broadcasting Corporation operates Fijian language Radio Fiji 1, Hindi language Radio Fiji 2, music based Bula 100 FM, Hindi entertainment station Bula 98 FM and music based Bula 102 FM. The BBC World Service and Radio Australia are accessible on FM relays.

Post

Airmail to Europe can take up to 10 days.

General post office hours are Monday to Friday 8.00 am to 4.30 pm, Saturday 8.00 am to 1.00 pm. The main post office is in the General Post Office on Victoria Parade. Opening hours are Monday to Friday 8.00 am to 4.30 pm, Saturday 9.00 am to 12.00 pm.