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Communications in Brunei

This article covers telecommunications in Brunei. Internet access is limited and expensive though telephone service is good.

Telecommunications

Telephones

Telephone service throughout Brunei is excellent. International service is good to Europe, US, and East Asia

Radio

  • Broadcast stations: AM 1, FM 2 (transmitting on 18 different frequencies), shortwave 0 (2006)

Television

  • Broadcast stations: 4 (including 2 UHF stations broadcasting a subscription service) (2006)

Internet

Broadband access

] users are subscribing to 3G Mobile services. Broadband coverage has spanned the whole of Brunei since the release of "E-Speed 2".

Currently as of 2012, TelBru is deploying its high speed FTTH network capable of 100Mbit/s through a contract awarded to HuaWei. It aims to provide FTTH coverage to around 87% of the population by 2017.

Deployment of 4G LTE Internet is scheduled for the year 2013.[1]

 This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the CIA World Factbook.


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