Saba (Netherlands Antilles), 1987

Saba is the smallest island in the Dutch Caribbean and since 2010 is a special municipality of the Netherlands, but previously it was one of the islands that made up the Netherlands Antilles, a former…

Saint Kitts and Nevis, 1986

It was Autelca that inaugurated public telephony in this small island state, formed by the two homonymous islands. The classic cards with magnetic band that were issued were only three, a series of ordinary with…

Saint Lucia, 1985

A long-standing protectorate of the United Kingdom, and independent since 1979, the Caribbean island installed the first public telephones in 1985, with service provided by Cable & Wireless and Autelca magnetic cards. Two ordinary cards…

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, 1984

Located in the Lesser Antilles, the archipelago of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines was one of the first states in the Caribbean to use a public card phone system. Already in 1984, in fact, the…

Sint Eustatius (Netherlands Antilles), 1987

Sint Eustatius is an island that constitutes a special municipality of the Netherlands, located in the Caribbean Sea east of the Virgin Islands. Until 2010 it was part of the Netherlands Antilles and in 1987,…

Sint Maarten (Netherlands Antilles), 1987

Saint Martin (in Dutch Sint Maarten) is an island located about 240 km away from Puerto Rico, in the northeastern section of the Caribbean. It is part of the group of Windward Islands in the…

Trinidad & Tobago, 1987

Trinidad & Tobago is known among collectors especially for its beautiful GPT cards, issued since 1992. However, in the previous five years, a telephone system was installed that used the magnetic cards produced by Autelca.…

Turks and Caicos Islands, 1987

Turks and Caicos, a British Overseas Territory, is a Caribbean coral archipelago. The first cards were marketed in 1987: it was a series of three magnetic stripe definitives, supplied by Autelca, with values expressed in…