Major hotels provide facsimile facilities.
The Ministry of Post, Telegraph
and Telephones provide Internet facilities in
the majority of cities. Email can also be available from many
hotels and Internet cafes. Main ISP's include Arab Net
Telegrams can be sent from all post offices in Saudi Arabia.
International Direct Dialling (IDD) is available
Outgoing international code is 00.
A sophisticated telecommunications network and satellite, microwave
and cable systems cover Saudi Arabia.
System for Mobile communications (GSM) 900 networks
are available in over 45 cities.
Main network providers are Etihad
Etisalat and Saudi
Internal and international services are available from the Central
Post Office. Post is delivered
to box numbers and Airmail to Europe takes up to 1 week. Surface
mail takes up to 5 months.
The main newspapers include Ar-Riyadh, Al-Jazirah
and Okaz. English-language dailies include Riyadh
Daily, Arab News and Saudi Gazette.
World Service and Voice
of America can be received. From time to time the frequencies
change and the most up to date can be found online.