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Post offices have fax services. Facilities are also generally available at larger hotels, especially those catering for the business and conference visitor.


There is a variety of Internet cafes in most urban areas.

Main ISPs include the following:

 Ibernet Telematica


There are efficient internal and international postal services to all countries. Airmail within Europe usually takes around 5 days. Poste Restante facilities are available at the main post offices.


Local newspapers published in English include the Costa Blanca News, Majorca Daily Bulletin and the English-language edition of Sur (weekly). Spanish dailies with large circulations include ABC, El Marca (sports only), El Mundo and El País.


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


Facilities for sending telegrams are available at main post offices. A 24-hour service is available in Madrid at Plaza de Cibeles, in Barcelona at Plaza Antonio Lopez, in Bilbao at 15 Calle Alameda Urquijo.

Telephone - land line

 Full IDD is available.
 Country dialing code is 34

The following are a selection of codes for major centres around Spain: Madrid 91, Alicante 96, Balearic Islands 971, Barcelona 93, Benidorm 96, Bilbao 94, Granada 958, Málaga and Torremolinos 95, Las Palmas 928, Santander 942, Seville 95, Tenerife 922 and Valencia 96.

 Outgoing international code is 00
 Emergency calls 112

Telephone - mobile

GSM 900 and 1800 networks.

Roaming agreements exist with all major networks. Coverage is good throughout most of Spain.

Network operators are:

 Retevision Movil
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