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Bolivia Communications 2013

SOURCE: 2013 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Bolivia Communications 2013
SOURCE: 2013 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on February 14, 2013

Telephones - main lines in use:
879,000 (2011)
country comparison to the world: 83
[see also: Telephones - main lines in use country ranks ]

Telephones - mobile cellular:
8.355 million (2011)
country comparison to the world: 85
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular country ranks ]

Telephone system:
general assessment: Bolivian National Telecommunications Company was privatized in 1995 but re-nationalized in 2007; the primary trunk system is being expanded and employs digital microwave radio relay; some areas are served by fiber-optic cable; system operations, reliability, and coverage have steadily improved.
domestic: most telephones are concentrated in La Paz, Santa Cruz, and other capital cities; mobile-cellular telephone use expanding rapidly and, in 2011, teledensity reached about 80 per 100 persons
international: country code - 591; satellite earth station - 1 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean) (2011)

Broadcast media:
large number of radio and TV stations broadcasting with private media outlets dominating; state-owned and private radio and TV stations generally operating freely, although both pro-government and anti-government groups have attacked media outlets in response to their reporting (2010)

Internet country code:
.bo

Internet hosts:
180,988 (2012)
country comparison to the world: 75
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
1.103 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 95
[see also: Internet users country ranks ]


NOTE: 1) The information regarding Bolivia on this page is re-published from the 2013 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Bolivia Communications 2013 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Bolivia Communications 2013 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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