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    Hong Kong Communications 2001


      Telephones - main lines in use: 3.839 million (1999)

      Telephones - mobile cellular: 3.7 million (December 1999)

      Telephone system:
      general assessment: modern facilities provide excellent domestic and international services
      domestic: microwave radio relay links and extensive fiber-optic network
      international: satellite earth stations - 3 Intelsat (1 Pacific Ocean and 2 Indian Ocean); coaxial cable to Guangzhou, China; access to 5 international submarine cables providing connections to ASEAN member nations, Japan, Taiwan, Australia, Middle East, and Western Europe

      Radio broadcast stations: AM 7, FM 13, shortwave 0 (1998)

      Radios: 4.45 million (1997)

      Television broadcast stations: 4 (plus two repeaters) (1997)

      Televisions: 1.84 million (1997)

      Internet country code: .hk

      Internet Service Providers (ISPs): 17 (2000)

      Internet users: 1.85 million (2000)

      NOTE: The information regarding Hong Kong 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 Hong Kong Communications 2001 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Hong Kong Communications 2001 should be addressed to the CIA.

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