Bonaire (Netherlands Antilles), 1987

Bonaire is an island located in the Caribbean Sea, facing the coasts of Venezuela, which until 2010 was part of the Netherlands Antilles, and currently constitutes a special municipality of the Netherlands. In 1987 a…

Netherlands Antilles, 1987

The Netherlands Antilles were a constitutive nation of the Kingdom of the Netherlands¬† located in the caribbean region of the Lesser Antilles until 10 October 2010. There were two main groups of islands in the…

Aruba, 1988

The island of Aruba is a Dutch dependency in Central America, located in the Caribbean Sea twenty-four kilometers from the coast of Venezuela. The first public cardphones installed on the island were supplied by Landis…

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…

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…

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 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…

Montserrat, 1989

A series of 4 values with the same image, produced by GPT, was the first issue of this Caribbean island, a British overseas territory. The four cards have the deep notch and values of EC…

Jamaica, 1989

Compared to other Caribbean islands, Jamaica, although it is the most populated, began later to use the phone cards; however, numerous cards were issued, even in large quantities. The cards were supplied by GPT, and…

Dominica, 1989

As with many other Caribbean islands, the first cards used were supplied by GPT, and included a series of four with the same image and values of EC $ 5.40 (code 1CDMA), EC $ 10…