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There are many Internet cafes throughout the country and the Internet can also be accessed via public libraries.


This service is available at the major hotels.


Hotel receptions, shops and kiosks selling postcards will also sell stamps.

Airmail within Europe takes 2 to 4 days.

Poste Restante facilities are located in post offices in all major cities.

Post office opening hours: These vary from place to place but are generally from Monday-Friday 0830-1600 hrs, Saturday 0800-1300 hrs.


The national newspapers published in Oslo are Aftenposten, Dagbladet and Verdens Gang.

In Norway there are no English-language newspapers although English newspapers are available the day after publication in the UK.


BBC 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.


Telenor’s headquarters are at Teledirektoratet, Universitetsgt 2. It is easiest to send telegrams by using the telephone and the telephone directories give instructions in English on page 16.

Telephone - land line

  Full IDD is available.
  Country dialing code is 47
  Outgoing international codes: 00

Telephone - mobile

Most major dual band networks work across the country.

Network operators include:

  Maritime Communications
  Net Com GSM
  Telenor Mobil AS

Mobile phones cannot be hired.
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