Table  11.16 :TELECOMMUNICATION SERVICES, 1999 - 2004
Type 1999 2000   2001   2002 2003 2004
Fixed Telephone Lines 22,179 24,432 27,242 28,651 30,056 31,503
   Male'  1_/ 16,787 18,700 2_/ 20,171 2_/ 20,964 21,858 22,894
Other Inhabited Islands 4,381 4,800 2_/ 6,087 2_/ 6,656 7,127 7,494
H.Dh Kulhudhuffushi - - - - - 1,020
B.Eydhafushi - - - - - 342
G.Dh Thinadhoo - - - - - 604
Gn. Fuvamulaku - - - - - 1,143
Seenu - - - - - 3,291
Others - - - - - 1,094
   Resorts 727 810 2_/ 851 2_/ 872 883 926
   Uninhabited Islands 284 122 2_/ 133 2_/ 159 188 189
Pay Phones 579 577 723 2_/ 769 854 873
   Male' and Villingili 104 133 150 2_/ 158 146 149
   Other Islands 475 444 573 2_/ 611 708 724
Mobile  Phones 2,776 8,387 18,433 2_/ 41,899 66,466 113,246
   Post - Paid 2,776 8,387 11,537 2_/ 12,274 13,277 16,374
   Pre - Paid  - - 6,896 2_/ 29,625 53,189 96,872
Internet Subscribers - registered 939 1,060 1,063 2_/ 1,067 1,155 1,260
Paging Subscribers 2,682 2,608 1,824 2_/ 781 272 196
Telex Lines 47 46 43 38 38 29
Internet - usage minutes (000's) 20,020 35,945 2_/ 43,893   51,358 52,068 44,643
1_/ Male' include Villingili, Aarah, Hulhule' & Hulhumale'
2_/ Revised
Source: Telecommunication Authority of Maldives