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Bahamas profile - Media

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image captionThe 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 ( Access is unrestricted.

  • The Nassau Guardian - daily
  • The Tribune - daily
  • The Freeport News - daily
  • ZNS TV - operated by government-owned, commercially-run Broadcasting Corporation of the Bahamas (BCB)
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