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Bangladesh Communications 2014

SOURCE: 2014 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Bangladesh Communications 2014
SOURCE: 2014 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on December 17, 2013

Telephones - main lines in use:
962,000 (2012)
country comparison to the world: 78
[see also: Telephones - main lines in use country ranks ]

Telephones - mobile cellular:
97.18 million (2011)
country comparison to the world: 15
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular country ranks ]

Telephone system:
general assessment: inadequate for a modern country; introducing digital systems; trunk systems include VHF and UHF microwave radio relay links, and some fiber-optic cable in cities
domestic: fixed-line teledensity remains only about 1 per 100 persons; mobile-cellular telephone subscribership has been increasing rapidly and now exceeds 50 telephones per 100 persons
international: country code - 880; landing point for the SEA-ME-WE-4 fiber-optic submarine cable system that provides links to Europe, the Middle East, and Asia; satellite earth stations - 6; international radiotelephone communications and landline service to neighboring countries (2011)

Broadcast media:
state-owned Bangladesh Television (BTV) operates 1 terrestrial TV station, 3 radio networks, and about 10 local stations; 8 private satellite TV stations and 3 private radio stations also broadcasting; foreign satellite TV stations are gaining audience share in the large cities; several international radio broadcasters are available (2007)

Internet country code:
.bd

Internet hosts:
71,164 (2012)
country comparison to the world: 87
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
617,300 (2009)
country comparison to the world: 112
[see also: Internet users country ranks ]


NOTE: 1) The information regarding Bangladesh on this page is re-published from the 2014 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Bangladesh Communications 2014 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Bangladesh Communications 2014 should be addressed to the CIA.
2) The rank that you see is the CIA reported rank, which may habe the following issues:
  a) They assign increasing rank number, alphabetically for countries with the same value of the ranked item, whereas we assign them the same rank.
  b) The CIA sometimes assignes counterintuitive ranks. For example, it assigns unemployment rates in increasing order, whereas we rank them in decreasing order






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