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Mauritius Communications 2009
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SOURCE: 2009 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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Mauritius Communications 2009
SOURCE: 2009 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK


Telephones - main lines in use:
357,300 (2006)

Telephones - mobile cellular:
936,000 (2007)

Telephone system:
general assessment: small system with good service
domestic: monopoly over fixed-line services terminated in 2005; fixed-line teledensity roughly 30 per 100 persons; mobile-cellular services launched in 1989 with teledensity in 2007 reaching 75 per 100 persons
international: country code - 230; landing point for the SAFE submarine cable that provides links to Asia and South Africa where it connects to the SAT-3/WASC submarine cable that provides further links to parts of East Africa, and Europe; satellite earth station - 1 Intelsat (Indian Ocean); new microwave link to Reunion; HF radiotelephone links to several countries

Radio broadcast stations:
AM 4, FM 9, shortwave 0 (2001)

Television broadcast stations:
2 (plus several repeaters) (1997)

Internet country code:
.mu

Internet hosts:
9,609 (2008)

Internet users:
340,000 (2007)


NOTE: The information regarding Mauritius 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 Mauritius Communications 2009 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Mauritius Communications 2009 should be addressed to the CIA.






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