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Uganda Communications 2014

SOURCE: 2014 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











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


Page last updated on January 31, 2014

Telephones - main lines in use:
315,000 (2012)
country comparison to the world: 113
[see also: Telephones - main lines in use country ranks ]

Telephones - mobile cellular:
16.355 million (2012)
country comparison to the world: 58
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular country ranks ]

Telephone system:
general assessment: mobile cellular service is increasing rapidly, but the number of main lines is still deficient; work underway on a national backbone information and communications technology infrastructure; international phone networks and Internet connectivity provided through satellite and VSAT applications
domestic: intercity traffic by wire, microwave radio relay, and radiotelephone communication stations, fixed and mobile-cellular systems for short-range traffic; mobile-cellular teledensity about 50 per 100 persons in 2010
international: country code - 256; satellite earth stations - 1 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean) and 1 Inmarsat; analog links to Kenya and Tanzania (2011)

Broadcast media:
public broadcaster, Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC), operates radio and TV networks; Uganda first began licensing privately owned stations in the 1990s; by 2007 there were nearly 150 radio and 35 TV stations, mostly based in and around Kampala; transmissions of multiple international broadcasters are available in Kampala (2007)

Internet country code:
.ug

Internet hosts:
32,683 (2012)
country comparison to the world: 106
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
3.2 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 66
[see also: Internet users country ranks ]


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