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Zambia Communications 2014

SOURCE: 2014 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











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


Page last updated on January 28, 2014

Telephones - main lines in use:
82,500 (2012)
country comparison to the world: 150
[see also: Telephones - main lines in use country ranks ]

Telephones - mobile cellular:
10.525 million (2012)
country comparison to the world: 76
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular country ranks ]

Telephone system:
general assessment: among the best in sub-Saharan Africa
domestic: high-capacity microwave radio relay connects most larger towns and cities; several cellular telephone services in operation and network coverage is improving; domestic satellite system being installed to improve telephone service in rural areas; Internet service is widely available; very small aperture terminal (VSAT) networks are operated by private firms
international: country code - 260; satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (1 Indian Ocean and 1 Atlantic Ocean), 3 owned by Zamtel (2010)

Broadcast media:
state-owned Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation (ZNBC) operates 1 TV station and is the principal local-content provider; several private TV stations; multi-channel subscription TV services are available; ZNBC operates 3 radio networks; about 2 dozen private radio stations; relays of at least 2 international broadcasters are accessible in Lusaka and Kitwe (2007)

Internet country code:
.zm

Internet hosts:
16,571 (2012)
country comparison to the world: 122
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
816,200 (2009)
country comparison to the world: 105
[see also: Internet users country ranks ]


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