Telecommunications in Nauru
Nauru has one government-owned radio station and two television stations. One station is government-owned and mainly rebroadcasts CNN and the other is a private sports network. The island's Internet service is provided by CenPacNet.
Telephones - main lines in use: 2,000 (1994)
Telephones - mobile cellular: 450 (1994)
Radios: 7,000 (1997)
Television broadcast stations: 1 (1997)
Televisions: 500 (1997)
Internet Service Providers (ISPs): 1 (CenPacNet)
Country code (Top level domain): NR
In 2015, the Nauruan government blocked websites including Facebook as part of a crackdown on Internet pornography, especially child pornography. Opposition MP Matthew Batsiua has said that the Facebook ban is actually intended to stifle criticism of the government.
- "Nauru's ban on Facebook angers opposition and refugee advocates". 1 May 2015. Retrieved 7 May 2015.
- Doré, Louis (7 May 2015). "Facebook has been banned by the government in the Republic of Nauru". Retrieved 7 May 2015.