Cable and Wireless operate a modern international telephone, facsimile and internet system.
An international mail and DHL courier service is available. There are three passenger flights per fortnight to the UK on RAF chartered aircraft and a weekly Lanchile flight to Santiago via Punta Arenas in Chile.
There is also a regular shipping service from the Falkland Islands to South America. A shipping service to and from the UK on a monthly basis is available on Military chartered merchant cargo vessels.