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Latvia Communications 2014

SOURCE: 2014 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











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


Page last updated on January 31, 2014

Telephones - main lines in use:
501,000 (2012)
country comparison to the world: 97
[see also: Telephones - main lines in use country ranks ]

Telephones - mobile cellular:
2.31 million (2012)
country comparison to the world: 139
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular country ranks ]

Telephone system:
general assessment: recent efforts focused on bringing competition to the telecommunications sector; the number of fixed lines is decreasing as mobile-cellular telephone service expands
domestic: number of telecommunications operators has grown rapidly since the fixed-line market opened to competition in 2003; combined fixed-line and mobile-cellular subscribership roughly 150 per 100 persons
international: country code - 371; the Latvian network is now connected via fiber optic cable to Estonia, Finland, and Sweden (2008)

Broadcast media:
several national and regional commercial TV stations are foreign-owned, 2 national TV stations are publicly owned; system supplemented by privately owned regional and local TV stations; cable and satellite multi-channel TV services with domestic and foreign broadcasts available; publicly owned broadcaster operates 4 radio networks with dozens of stations throughout the country; dozens of private broadcasters also operate radio stations (2007)

Internet country code:
.lv

Internet hosts:
359,604 (2012)
country comparison to the world: 58
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
1.504 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 81
[see also: Internet users country ranks ]


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