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    Lebanon Communications 2001
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    SOURCE: 2001 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Telephones - main lines in use: 700,000 (1999)

      Telephones - mobile cellular: 580,000 (1999)

      Telephone system:
      general assessment: telecommunications system severely damaged by civil war; rebuilding well underway
      domestic: primarily microwave radio relay and cable
      international: satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (1 Indian Ocean and 1 Atlantic Ocean) (erratic operations); coaxial cable to Syria; microwave radio relay to Syria but inoperable beyond Syria to Jordan; 3 submarine coaxial cables

      Radio broadcast stations: AM 20, FM 22, shortwave 4 (1998)

      Radios: 2.85 million (1997)

      Television broadcast stations: 15 (plus 5 repeaters) (1995)

      Televisions: 1.18 million (1997)

      Internet country code: .lb

      Internet Service Providers (ISPs): 22 (2000)

      Internet users: 227,500 (2000)

      NOTE: The information regarding Lebanon on this page is re-published from the 2001 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Lebanon Communications 2001 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Lebanon Communications 2001 should be addressed to the CIA.

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