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Mozambique Communications 2013

SOURCE: 2013 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











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


Page last updated on February 5, 2013

Telephones - main lines in use:
88,100 (2011)
country comparison to the world: 147
[see also: Telephones - main lines in use country ranks ]

Telephones - mobile cellular:
7.855 million (2011)
country comparison to the world: 89
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular country ranks ]

Telephone system:
general assessment: a fair telecommunications system that is shackled with a heavy state presence, lack of competition, and high operating costs and charges
domestic: stagnation in the fixed-line network contrasts with rapid growth in the mobile-cellular network; mobile-cellular coverage now includes all the main cities and key roads, including those from Maputo to the South African and Swaziland borders, the national highway through Gaza and Inhambane provinces, the Beira corridor, and from Nampula to Nacala; extremely low fixed-line teledensity; despite significant growth in mobile-cellular services, teledensity remains low at about 35 per 100 persons
international: country code - 258; landing point for the EASSy and SEACOM fiber-optic submarine cable systems; satellite earth stations - 5 Intelsat (2 Atlantic Ocean and 3 Indian Ocean)

Broadcast media:
1 state-run TV station supplemented by private TV station; Portuguese state TV's African service, RTP Africa, and Brazilian-owned TV Miramar are available; state-run radio provides nearly 100% territorial coverage and broadcasts in multiple languages; a number of privately-owned and community-operated stations; transmissions of multiple international broadcasters are available (2007)

Internet country code:
.mz

Internet hosts:
89,737 (2012)
country comparison to the world: 82
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
613,600 (2009)
country comparison to the world: 113
[see also: Internet users country ranks ]


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