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There are Internet cafes and centres in most of the urban areas. Service Providers include AOL, BT Internet and Freeserve. Some multimedia phone booths, located at main railway stations and airports, provide touch-screen access.


Stamps are available from post offices, shops and stores. There are stamp machines outside many post offices. Post boxes are red. First-class internal mail reaches its destination the day after posting (except in remote areas of Scotland), and second-class mail the day after that. International postal delivery is good. Post office hours: Monday-Friday 09:00-17:30 hours and Saturday 09:00-12:30 hours, although some post offices are open longer hours.


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


Can be sent from a post office or from a private telephone (telephone: (0800) 190 190).

Telephone - land line

 Full Iinternational Direct Dial is available.
 Country dialing code is 44.
 Outgoing international code is 00

There are many public call boxes. Some take coins, others phonecards or credit cards. There are a number of telecommunication networks, chiefly British Telecom and Cable & Wireless.

Telephone - mobile

GSM 900 and 1800 networks cover the whole country. Network operators include:

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