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Seychelles: Seychelles Communication Profile


Seychelles Communication Profile


The international dialling code for Seychelles is 248.

Seychelles enjoys modern, efficient communication services. At present, there are two GSM networks in operation, Cable & Wireless and Airtel. Payphones are available in most districts on the Inner Islands while the international roaming agreements in force between Seychelles and an increasing number of nations are always looking to provide additional comprehensive services.

The offices of internet service providers, internet cafés, postal and courier services are located in or around central Victoria. Part the increasing number of Internet cafés, several may be found in the Beau Vallon area on Mahé, inclunding on Praslin and La Digue. Postal services are as well available on Praslin and La Digue.

There are modern and efficient communication services in Seychelles. Instantly there are two GSM networks in operation, namely Cable and Wireless and Airtel. Mobile prepaid cards for Airtel and Cable and Wireless are on sale in shops on Mahe, Praslin and La Digue.

Direct dialing is as well possible to most nations from most Hotels. Seychelles as well has International Roaming facilities with over 20 nations. Payphones are as well available in most districts, to use them please insert Scr1.00 coin one at a time, depending on the duration of the call.

There are as well internet cafes located mostly around Victoria and Beauvallon, inclunding on Praslin and La Digue. Web browsing and emailing services are offered at a fee.

There are as well postal and courier services in Victoria for those who wish to send a postcard or post a parcel. The post office is located at the Liberty Home along Independence Avenue in Victoria, next to the clock tower. The Hours of Business are Monday to Friday: 08H00 - 16H00 and Saturday 08H00 - 12H00. For further particulars contact: Postal Services, Liberty Home, Tel: +248 4 225 222


There are a lot of newspapers and gazettes in Seychelles which provide details about developments happening locally and internationally. The Seychelles Country is published daily and can be bought in shops across Mahe, Praslin and La Digue.

As well available are others such as The Rising Sun, Today and Isola Bella. The Seychelles Broadcasting Corporation as well provides local and international news and entertainment on televisions everyday of the week and airtime is from 0600hrs - 2400hrs, next which CNN and BBC is broadcasted. 

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