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Switzerland Communications 2014

SOURCE: 2014 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











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


Page last updated on January 31, 2014

Telephones - main lines in use:
4.382 million (2012)
country comparison to the world: 38
[see also: Telephones - main lines in use country ranks ]

Telephones - mobile cellular:
10.46 million (2012)
country comparison to the world: 77
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular country ranks ]

Telephone system:
general assessment: highly developed telecommunications infrastructure with excellent domestic and international services
domestic: ranked among leading countries for fixed-line teledensity and infrastructure; mobile-cellular subscribership roughly 125 per 100 persons; extensive cable and microwave radio relay networks
international: country code - 41; satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean and Indian Ocean) (2011)

Broadcast media:
the publicly owned radio and TV broadcaster, Swiss Broadcasting Corporation (SRG/SSR), operates 7 national TV networks, 3 broadcasting in German, 2 in Italian, and 2 in French; private commercial TV stations broadcast regionally and locally; TV broadcasts from stations in Germany, Italy, and France are widely available via multi-channel cable and satellite TV services; SRG/SSR operates 18 radio stations that, along with private broadcasters, provide national to local coverage (2009)

Internet country code:
.ch

Internet hosts:
5.301 million (2012)
country comparison to the world: 20
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
6.152 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 42
[see also: Internet users country ranks ]


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