There are Internet cafes and centres in most of the urban areas.
ISPs include AOL,
Some multimedia phone booths, located at main railway stations and
airports, offer touch-screen access.
Stamps are available from post offices and many of the shops and
stores. There are stamp machines outside some post offices. First-class
internal mail usually reaches its destination the day after posting
(except in remote areas of Scotland), and second-class mail the
day after that. Post office hours: Monday-Friday 09:00-17:30 hours
and Saturday 09:00-12:30 hours, some post offices have extended
UK circulation figures are amongst the highest in the world with
about 10 major newspapers. The more influential newspapers are The
Daily Telegraph, The Financial Times, The Guardian, The Independent,
The Observer (on Sunday) and The Times. The popular 'tabloid'
newspapers are The Daily Express, The Daily Mail, The Daily Mirror
and The Sun. Most papers have an Sunday newspaper, though
there are some independents. There are daily regional newspapers,
particularly in Scotland and the north.
World Service and Voice
of America radio stations can be received. From time to time
the frequencies do change and up-to-date info can be found online.
These can be sent from a post office or from a private telephone
(telephone: (0800) 190 190).
- land line
telephone dialing code is 44.
dialling international code is 00
There are many public call boxes. Some boxes take coins, others
only phone cards or credit cards. There are a few suppliers of telecommunication
networks, chiefly British Telecom and Cable & Wireless.
Telephone - mobile
GSM 900 and 1800 networks cover practically the entire country.
Network operators include: