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Norway Communications 2013

SOURCE: 2013 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











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


Page last updated on February 5, 2013

Telephones - main lines in use:
1.529 million (2011)
country comparison to the world: 66
[see also: Telephones - main lines in use country ranks ]

Telephones - mobile cellular:
5.7 million (2011)
country comparison to the world: 100
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular country ranks ]

Telephone system:
general assessment: modern in all respects; one of the most advanced telecommunications networks in Europe
domestic: Norway has a domestic satellite system; the prevalence of rural areas encourages the wide use of mobile-cellular systems
international: country code - 47; 2 buried coaxial cable systems; submarine cables provide links to other Nordic countries and Europe; satellite earth stations - NA Eutelsat, NA Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean), and 1 Inmarsat (Atlantic and Indian Ocean regions); note - Norway shares the Inmarsat earth station with the other Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, and Sweden)

Broadcast media:
state-owned public radio-TV broadcaster operates 3 nationwide TV stations, 3 nationwide radio stations, and 16 regional radio stations; roughly a dozen privately-owned television stations broadcast nationally and roughly another 25 local TV stations broadcasting; nearly 75% of households have access to multi-channel cable or satellite TV; 2 privately-owned radio stations broadcast nationwide and another 240 stations operate locally (2008)

Internet country code:
.no

Internet hosts:
3.588 million (2012)
country comparison to the world: 29
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
4.431 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 53
[see also: Internet users country ranks ]


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