In 1998, there were 3 FM radio stations and one television station receiving mostly foreign broadcasts. There were 595 radios and 357 television sets per 1,000 population in 1997. An automatic telephone system, integrated into Italy's system, served 18,000 telephones in 1998. The same year, there were an additional 3,010 mobile cellular phones in use throughout the country.
In 2002, there were five major daily newspapers: Il Nuovo Titano (circulation 1,300), Riscossa Socialista, Notiziario, San Marino, and La Scintilia. There are also a number of government bulletins.
The law provides for freedom of speech and of the press and the government generally respects these rights in practice.