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Hong Kong Communications 2013

SOURCE: 2013 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Hong Kong Communications 2013
SOURCE: 2013 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on February 20, 2013

Telephones - main lines in use:
4.342 million (2011)
country comparison to the world: 38
[see also: Telephones - main lines in use country ranks ]

Telephones - mobile cellular:
15.293 million (2011)
country comparison to the world: 55
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular country ranks ]

Telephone system:
general assessment: modern facilities provide excellent domestic and international services
domestic: microwave radio relay links and extensive fiber-optic network
international: country code - 852; multiple international submarine cables provide connections to Asia, US, Australia, the Middle East, and Western Europe; satellite earth stations - 3 Intelsat (1 Pacific Ocean and 2 Indian Ocean); coaxial cable to Guangzhou, China

Broadcast media:
2 commercial terrestrial TV networks each with multiple stations; multi-channel satellite and cable TV systems available; 3 radio networks, one of which is government-funded, operate about 15 radio stations (2010)

Internet country code:
.hk

Internet hosts:
870,041 (2012)
country comparison to the world: 48
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
4.873 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 47
[see also: Internet users country ranks ]


NOTE: 1) The information regarding Hong Kong 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 Hong Kong Communications 2013 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Hong Kong 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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