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Egypt Communications 2009
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SOURCE: 2009 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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Egypt Communications 2009
SOURCE: 2009 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK


Telephones - main lines in use:
11.229 million (2007)

Telephones - mobile cellular:
30.065 million (2007)

Telephone system:
general assessment: large system; underwent extensive upgrading during 1990s and is reasonably modern; Telecom Egypt, the landline monopoly, has been increasing service availability and in 2007 fixed-line density stood at 14 per 100 persons; as of 2007 there were three mobile-cellular networks and service is expanding rapidly
domestic: principal centers at Alexandria, Cairo, Al Mansurah, Ismailia, Suez, and Tanta are connected by coaxial cable and microwave radio relay
international: country code - 20; landing point for both the SEA-ME-WE-3 and SEA-ME-WE-4 submarine cable networks; linked to the international submarine cable FLAG (Fiber-Optic Link Around the Globe); satellite earth stations - 4 (2 Intelsat - Atlantic Ocean and Indian Ocean, 1 Arabsat, and 1 Inmarsat); tropospheric scatter to Sudan; microwave radio relay to Israel; a participant in Medarabtel (2007)

Radio broadcast stations:
AM 42 (plus 15 repeaters), FM 11, shortwave 3 (1999)

Television broadcast stations:
98 (September 1995)

Internet country code:
.eg

Internet hosts:
175,342 (2008)

Internet users:
8.62 million (2007)


NOTE: The information regarding Egypt on this page is re-published from the 2009 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Egypt Communications 2009 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Egypt Communications 2009 should be addressed to the CIA.






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