Communications in Maldives
Telephone Country code: +960.
Mobile Telephone Service
Dhiraagu, a joint venture company between the Maldivian government and Cable & Wireless of UK provides total communication solutions in the Maldives. Wathaniya , a 100% foreign venture owned by Qtel, also offers Mobile service at affordable rates in the country. Roaming agreements exist with most International Mobile Operators among this service providers. Coverage is excellent throughout the islands.
Internet Services in Maldives
Internet service is provided by Dhiraagu and Focus Infocom, The Internet can be accessed from most areas of the Maldives. Malé, the capital, has a lack of internet cafes, but Wi-Fi will be available in many of the cafes around Male’. All the resorts have high speed Internet connections and many of them have Wi-Fi too free of charge with only few resorts charging users for internet access.
Post and Courier services in Maldives
Airmail to Western Europe takes about one week. Post office hours: Sat-Thurs 0730-1330 and 1600-1750. DHL, FEDEX and other major courriers offer their services in the capital Male’.