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Burundi Communications 2014

SOURCE: 2014 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











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


Page last updated on January 30, 2014

Telephones - main lines in use:
17,400 (2012)
country comparison to the world: 193
[see also: Telephones - main lines in use country ranks ]

Telephones - mobile cellular:
2.247 million (2012)
country comparison to the world: 140
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular country ranks ]

Telephone system:
general assessment: sparse system of open-wire, radiotelephone communications, and low-capacity microwave radio relays
domestic: telephone density one of the lowest in the world; fixed-line connections stand at well less than 1 per 100 persons; mobile-cellular usage is increasing but remains at roughly 20 per 100 persons
international: country code - 257; satellite earth station - 1 Intelsat (Indian Ocean) (2011)

Broadcast media:
state-controlled La Radiodiffusion et Television Nationale de Burundi (RTNB) operates the lone TV station and the only national radio network; about 10 privately owned radio stations; transmissions of several international broadcasters are available in Bujumbura (2007)

Internet country code:
.bi

Internet hosts:
229 (2012)
country comparison to the world: 198
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
157,800 (2009)
country comparison to the world: 147
[see also: Internet users country ranks ]


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