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Jordan Communications 2010
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SOURCE: 2010 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES

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Telephones - main lines in use:
519,000 (2008)

Telephones - mobile cellular:
5.314 million (2008)

Telephone system:
general assessment: service has improved recently with increased use of digital switching equipment; microwave radio relay transmission and coaxial and fiber-optic cable are employed on trunk lines; growing mobile-cellular usage in both urban and rural areas is reducing use of fixed-line services; Internet penetration remains modest and slow-growing
domestic: 1995 telecommunications law opened all non-fixed-line services to private competition; in 2005, monopoly over fixed-line services terminated and the entire telecommunications sector was opened to competition; mobile-cellular usage has increased and teledensity reached 85 per 100 persons in 2008
international: country code - 962; landing point for the Fiber-Optic Link Around the Globe (FLAG) submarine cable network that provides links to Asia, Middle East, Europe; satellite earth stations - 33 (3 Intelsat, 1 Arabsat, and 29 land and maritime Inmarsat terminals); fiber-optic cable to Saudi Arabia and microwave radio relay link with Egypt and Syria; participant in Medarabtel (2008)

Radio broadcast stations:
FM 31 (2007)

Television broadcast stations:
22 (2007)

Internet country code:
.jo

Internet hosts:
28,896 (2009)

Internet users:
1.5 million (2008)


NOTE: The information regarding Jordan on this page is re-published from the 2010 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Jordan Communications 2010 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Jordan Communications 2010 should be addressed to the CIA.



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