North Cyprus has two mobile service operators, namely KKTCell (Kuzey Kıbrıs Turkcell) which everyone calls Turkcell which is actually the parent company based in Turkey. Then there’s Telsim which is now owned in part by Vodafone. Mobile numbers generaly start with 0553, 0542, 0548 or 0539.
Besides all other forms of communication here in North Cyprus, there is still the good old trusty ‘snail mail’ postal service too!
What can we tell you about water in North Cyprus, apart from the fact that this small island doesn’t have much?
Some general electrical information for you first, and that is that North Cyprus runs at 220/240v AC 50HZ 240, and wall sockets are generally of the U.K. three-pin type plug variety.
With regards to the communication super-highway, it feels like North Cyprus has jumped miles ahead in a very short space of time!
These days in North Cyprus you can have pretty much anything you like in the way of television, ranging from local channels to satellite packages.
As mains gas is still a rarity in North Cyprus, unless you’re prepared to pay between £3,000-5,000 for the priviledge of having it installed at your property that is, most people just use gas for heating via gas heaters and for cooking.
Here in North Cyprus you can choose from various radio stations to suit your tastes. Bayrak International (formerly BRT), was formed in 1963 and broadcasts on 87.8/105FM and is one of the favourites here.