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    Zambia Communications 2001

      Telephones - main lines in use: 77,935 (in addition there are about 40,000 fixed telephones in wireless local loop connections) (1997)

      Telephones - mobile cellular: 6,000 (1998)

      Telephone system:
      general assessment: facilities are among the best in Sub-Saharan Africa
      domestic: high-capacity microwave radio relay connects most larger towns and cities; several cellular telephone services in operation; Internet service is widely available; very small aperture terminal (VSAT) networks are operated by private firms
      international: satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (1 Indian Ocean and 1 Atlantic Ocean)

      Radio broadcast stations: AM 19, FM 5, shortwave 4 (1998)

      Radios: 1.03 million (1997)

      Television broadcast stations: 9 (1997)

      Televisions: 277,000 (1997)

      Internet country code: .zm

      Internet Service Providers (ISPs): 3 (2000)

      Internet users: 15,000 (2000)

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

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