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Philippines Communications 2014

SOURCE: 2014 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











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


Page last updated on January 31, 2014

Telephones - main lines in use:
3.939 million (2012)
country comparison to the world: 43
[see also: Telephones - main lines in use country ranks ]

Telephones - mobile cellular:
103 million (2012)
country comparison to the world: 12
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular country ranks ]

Telephone system:
general assessment: good international radiotelephone and submarine cable services; domestic and interisland service adequate
domestic: telecommunications infrastructure includes the following platforms: fixed-line, mobile cellular, cable TV, over-the-air TV, radio and Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT), fiber-optic cable, and satellite; mobile-cellular communications now dominate the industry
international: country code - 63; a series of submarine cables together provide connectivity to Asia, US, the Middle East, and Europe; multiple international gateways (2011)

Broadcast media:
multiple national private TV and radio networks; multi-channel satellite and cable TV systems available; more than 350 TV stations - 4 major TV networks operating nationwide with 1 being government-owned; some 1100 cable TV providers and some 1,200 radio stations broadcasting; the Philippines is scheduled to complete the switch from analog to digital broadcasting by the end of 2015 (2012)

Internet country code:
.ph

Internet hosts:
425,812 (2012)
country comparison to the world: 52
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
8.278 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 34
[see also: Internet users country ranks ]


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