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Niger Communications 2014

SOURCE: 2014 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











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


Page last updated on January 30, 2014

Telephones - main lines in use:
100,500 (2012)
country comparison to the world: 145
[see also: Telephones - main lines in use country ranks ]

Telephones - mobile cellular:
5.4 million (2012)
country comparison to the world: 107
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular country ranks ]

Telephone system:
general assessment: inadequate; small system of wire, radio telephone communications, and microwave radio relay links concentrated in the southwestern area of Niger
domestic: combined fixed-line and mobile-cellular teledensity remains only about 30 per 100 persons despite a rapidly increasing cellular subscribership base; domestic satellite system with 3 earth stations and 1 planned
international: country code - 227; satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (1 Atlantic Ocean and 1 Indian Ocean) (2010)

Broadcast media:
state-run TV station; 3 private TV stations provide a mix of local and foreign programming; state-run radio has only radio station with a national reach; about 30 private radio stations operate locally; as many as 100 community radio stations broadcast; transmissions of multiple international broadcasters are available (2007)

Internet country code:
.ne

Internet hosts:
454 (2012)
country comparison to the world: 185
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
115,900 (2009)
country comparison to the world: 155
[see also: Internet users country ranks ]


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