Latin America & Caribbean

Bahamas profile - Media

Pleasure boats on the Bahamas Image copyright Getty Images
Image caption The islands are served by several private radio stations

The government operates radio networks and the islands' only TV station. There is a handful of private radio stations. Multichannel cable TV is widely available.

Press freedom is guaranteed by the constitution and is generally respected, says Freedom House. Privately-owned radio stations and newspapers carry a range of views.

There were more than 342,000 internet users by December 2018 (InternetWorldStats.com). Access is unrestricted.

The press

Television

  • ZNS TV - operated by government-owned, commercially-run Broadcasting Corporation of the Bahamas (BCB)

Radio

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