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Malaysia Communications 2014

SOURCE: 2014 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











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


Page last updated on January 31, 2014

Telephones - main lines in use:
4.589 million (2012)
country comparison to the world: 34
[see also: Telephones - main lines in use country ranks ]

Telephones - mobile cellular:
41.325 million (2012)
country comparison to the world: 30
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular country ranks ]

Telephone system:
general assessment: modern system featuring good intercity service on Peninsular Malaysia provided mainly by microwave radio relay and an adequate intercity microwave radio relay network between Sabah and Sarawak via Brunei; international service excellent
domestic: domestic satellite system with 2 earth stations; combined fixed-line and mobile-cellular teledensity roughly 140 per 100 persons
international: country code - 60; landing point for several major international submarine cable networks that provide connectivity to Asia, Middle East, and Europe; satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (1 Indian Ocean, 1 Pacific Ocean) (2011)

Broadcast media:
state-owned TV broadcaster operates 2 TV networks with relays throughout the country, and the leading private commercial media group operates 4 TV stations with numerous relays throughout the country; satellite TV subscription service is available; state-owned radio broadcaster operates multiple national networks as well as regional and local stations; many private commercial radio broadcasters and some subscription satellite radio services are available; about 55 radio stations overall (2012)

Internet country code:
.my

Internet hosts:
422,470 (2012)
country comparison to the world: 53
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
15.355 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 26
[see also: Internet users country ranks ]


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