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    United Kingdom Communications 2001

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    SOURCE: 2001 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Telephones - main lines in use: 34.878 million (1997)

      Telephones - mobile cellular: 13 million (yearend 1998)

      Telephone system:
      general assessment: technologically advanced domestic and international system
      domestic: equal mix of buried cables, microwave radio relay, and fiber-optic systems
      international: 40 coaxial submarine cables; satellite earth stations - 10 Intelsat (7 Atlantic Ocean and 3 Indian Ocean), 1 Inmarsat (Atlantic Ocean region), and 1 Eutelsat; at least 8 large international switching centers

      Radio broadcast stations: AM 219, FM 431, shortwave 3 (1998)

      Radios: 84.5 million (1997)

      Television broadcast stations: 228 (plus 3,523 repeaters) (1995)

      Televisions: 30.5 million (1997)

      Internet country code: .uk

      Internet Service Providers (ISPs): 245 (2000)

      Internet users: 19.47 million (2000)

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

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