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Luxembourg (City) - Communications (Telephone, Internet, TV, Post)

Luxembourg City is extremely well developed in terms of its telecommunications capability and infrastructure provision. Expatriates will find a good range of telecommunication providers offering many services that can help them stay easily connected with their overseas families and friends.

Internet connection is available in several forms – dial up (slower access) or ADSL / WiFi. Some operators offer bundled packages for telephone landlines, internet access and mobile phone services. IPTV (Internet Television known as la Tele des P&T), just introduced in 2008, is comparable to cable television with its offering of some 8- channels. Mobile internet connection is available via the City's WiFi network. Visit www.hotcity.lu to register.

A summary of some providers and their addresses are:

Enterprise des P&T (Telephone landlines, internet, IPTV, mobile telephones via LUXGSM)

Office: Rue Aldringen

Cegecom (Telephone landlines and internet)

Office: 3, rue Jean Piret

Luxembourg Online (Telephone landlines, internet, mobile telephones)

Office: 49, boulevard Grande Duchesse Charlotte

Tele2 (Telephone landlines, internet and mobile telephone via Tango)

Office: 33 Avenue Monterey

Voxline (Telephone landlines, internet and mobile telephones via Vowmobile)

Office: 5, rue du Marche aux Herbes

There are other telecommunication providers available. For a complete list of providers and links to their websites, visit the www.providers.lu website.

The primary television broadcaster is RTL Tele Letzebuerg (Radio-Television Luxembourg). RTL is Europe's largest TV and radio production company. RTL features mainly sports, news, culture and music. The main language of transmission is in Luxembourgish, with simultaneous broadcast in French. There are also a number of French (TF1, France 2 and M6) and German channels (ARD, Pro7, ZDF, Sat.1). In 2002, T.TV was introduced as a competitor to RTL. For English and other language TV programs, you can sign up either for a cable service, or IPTV or satellite. Depending on where you live, the service provider of that region will provide the service to your residence.

The main post office (Bureau de poste) in Luxembourg City is at 25, rue Aldringen. (Tel: 4765 4451; Opening Hours: Mondays through Fridays, 7am to 7pm; and Saturdays, 7am to 5pm). There is another post office (Station Post Office) at 38, place de la Gare (Tel: 40 88 1; Opening Hours: Mondays through Fridays, 6am to 7pm and Saturdays 6am to 12 noon).

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