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United Kingdom Communications 2010
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SOURCE: 2010 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES

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United Kingdom Communications 2010
SOURCE: 2010 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on January 27, 2010

Telephones - main lines in use:
33.209 million (2008)

Telephones - mobile cellular:
75.565 million (2008)

Telephone system:
general assessment: technologically advanced domestic and international system
domestic: equal mix of buried cables, microwave radio relay, and fiber-optic systems
international: country code - 44; numerous submarine cables provide links throughout Europe, Asia, Australia, the Middle East, and US; 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 206, FM 696, shortwave 3 (2008)

Television broadcast stations:
940 (2008)

Internet country code:
.uk

Internet hosts:
9.322 million (2009)

Internet users:
48.755 million (2008)


NOTE: The information regarding United Kingdom 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 United Kingdom Communications 2010 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about United Kingdom Communications 2010 should be addressed to the CIA.






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