Communications in Italy

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Official Language
The official language is Italian.
Other Languages Spoken
You should note that the use of dialects persists in this country. Albanian is spoken by approximately 80,000 people in the South and 50,000 people in the rest of the country. 20,000 residents in the North East of Sardinia speak Gallurese. In addition, the Sardinian language is also spoken in Sardinia by approximately 1.2 million people.
Business Language
More and more people have some knowledge of English.
Getting Some Knowledge
Use the travlang website
Free Translation Tools
The Evta website : To do on-line translations

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Quality of Communications
The communications network is extensive and Internet can be used everywhere. Mobile phones generally work quite well. To call abroad, you have to buy a telephone card at a tobacconist's or newsagent's.
Telephone Codes
To Make a Call From Italy, Dial 00
To Make a Call to in Italy, Dial +39
Number of Digits of National Telephone Numbers
It begins with a 0 and the code for each town. The codes may be two, three or four numbers according to the size of the exchange.
Mobile Telephone Standards
The mobile phones used are GPRS.
National Mobile Phone Operators
Vodafone, Tim, Tre, Wind.

Availability of Internet

Internet Suffix
National Internet Access Providers
Libero, Alice, Arianna, Tin It
Access in Public Places
Internet points, in bars and libraries.
Access in Hotels
Yes, in most of them.

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