ISPs include Sonera
and Kolumbus. Public access is available
in Internet cafes and at one of the many Internet booths located
Many of the large hotels and businesses have fax facilities.
The post offices located in Helsinki also have fax facilities.
Letters and postcards sent by airmail usually take about 3
days to reach destinations within Europe. Stamps are available
from the post offices, book and paper shops, stations and
Visitors can have mail sent to them :
via Poste Restante,
Central Post Office,
Opening hours: Monday-Friday
0800-2100hrs, Saturday 0900-1800hrs, Sunday 1100-2100hrs.
General Post office opening hours: Monday-Friday
0900-1700hrs, closed Saturday-Sunday.
There are over two hundred daily newspapers, with the most
popular including: Aamulehti, Helsingin Sanomat, Ilta-Sanomat
and Iltalehti. Apu
and Seura are weekly illustrated news magazines
and are 2 of several periodicals. One of the leading business
newspapers is Kauppalehti.
There are no English-language newspapers published in Finland,
but most UK and US daily newspapers are available.
World Service and Voice
of America can be received. The most up-to-date can be
found online as from time to time the frequencies change.
These can be left with the nearest post office or at the hotel
Telephone - land
Full IDD is available.
Country dialing code is 358
There are no area codes
Outgoing international codes: 990,994 or 999
For international number enquiries and tariff information
within Finland, callers should dial 020 208
Telephone - mobile
GSM 900 and 1800 networks.
Network operators include
OY Radiolinja AB