Cyprus has comprehensive utilities including Electricity, Water and Telephone, both fixed line and Mobile.

Mains electricity is 240 volt with British style plugs and is generally reliable. There is comprehensive clean water supply across the Island, supported by an integrated supply network including reservoirs and desalination plants. The island also has an excellent fixed line telephone system as well as a competitive mobile phone market with several suppliers. There is no mains gas, however cooking is via electric stoves or butane available Island wide at reasonable cost.


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The main network is provided by CYTA, a semi-governmental organisation. Local connection is via a range of providers for both fixed and mobile telephones. Fibre optic connections are available island wide as are up to 5G mobile services.

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Do you need advice on matters relating to living, working or retiring in Cyprus?

Whether you already live on island or plan to move out to Cyprus, the Cyprus Residents Planning Group can help navigate you through the visa and residency permit procedures.