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    Sweden Communications 2001


      Telephones - main lines in use: 6.017 million (December 1998)

      Telephones - mobile cellular: 3.835 million (October 1998)

      Telephone system:
      general assessment: excellent domestic and international facilities; automatic system
      domestic: coaxial and multiconductor cables carry most of the voice traffic; parallel microwave radio relay systems carry some additional telephone channels
      international: 5 submarine coaxial cables; satellite earth stations - 1 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean), 1 Eutelsat, and 1 Inmarsat (Atlantic and Indian Ocean regions); note - Sweden shares the Inmarsat earth station with the other Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, and Norway)

      Radio broadcast stations: AM 1, FM 265, shortwave 1 (1998)

      Radios: 8.25 million (1997)

      Television broadcast stations: 169 (plus 1,299 repeaters) (1995)

      Televisions: 4.6 million (1997)

      Internet country code: .se

      Internet Service Providers (ISPs): 29 (2000)

      Internet users: 4.5 million (2000)

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

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