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Bhutan Communications 2014

SOURCE: 2014 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











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


Page last updated on January 31, 2014

Telephones - main lines in use:
27,000 (2012)
country comparison to the world: 179
[see also: Telephones - main lines in use country ranks ]

Telephones - mobile cellular:
560,000 (2012)
country comparison to the world: 165
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular country ranks ]

Telephone system:
general assessment: urban towns and district headquarters have telecommunications services
domestic: low teledensity; domestic service is poor especially in rural areas; mobile-cellular service, started in 2003, is now widely available
international: country code - 975; international telephone and telegraph service via landline and microwave relay through India; satellite earth station - 1 Intelsat (2012)

Broadcast media:
state-owned TV station established in 1999; cable TV service offers dozens of Indian and other international channels; first radio station, privately launched in 1973, is now state-owned; 5 private radio stations are currently broadcasting (2012)

Internet country code:
.bt

Internet hosts:
14,590 (2012)
country comparison to the world: 126
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
50,000 (2009)
country comparison to the world: 174
[see also: Internet users country ranks ]


NOTE: 1) The information regarding Bhutan 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 Bhutan Communications 2014 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Bhutan 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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