A brilliant service is widely available throughout Sweden.
Main ISPs include Dataphone
and Svenska Internet
Internet cafes exist in all major urban areas but are scarcer outside
of these areas.
Telegrams can be sent from most post offices and hotels.
International Direct Dialling (IDD) is available
Sweden country code is 46
outgoing international code is 00
Coin operated pay phones no longer exist, they are all now card
operated. Cards are easily accessible from kiosks and newsagents,
and instructions in English are displayed in most booths. Credit
card phones are indicated by a ?CCC? sign, and are widely available.
System for Mobile communications (GSM) 900/1800 and 3G networks
network providers include: Comviq,
is obtainable across most Sweden.
Post offices in Sweden are usually open during normal shopping hours,
monday to friday from 8.00 am to 10. pm, and saturday 9.00 am to
3.00 pm. Some branches may be closed on saturdays during July.
The post boxes in Sweden are yellow. Stamps and aerograms are on
sale at post offices and also at most stationers and bookstalls.
Airmail within Europe takes 3 to 4 days. Poste Restante facilities
are broadly available in post offices.
The provinces have their own newspapers which are broadly read in
their respective regions, the major dailies are confined largely
to the capital and consist of such titles as Svenska Dagbladet,
Expressen, Aftonbladet and Dagens Nyheter. Many papers are financed
by political parties but independence and freedom of the press is
securely maintained. All papers are in Swedish.
World Service and Voice
of America can be received. From time to time the frequencies
vary and the most up to date can be found online.