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    Jordan Communications - 2006
    http://www.theodora.com/wfbcurrent/jordan/jordan_communications.html
    SOURCE: 2006 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Telephones - main lines in use:
      617,300 (2004)

      Telephones - mobile cellular:
      1,594,500 (2004)

      Telephone system:
      general assessment: service has improved recently with increased use of digital switching equipment, but better access to the telephone system is needed in the rural areas and easier access to pay telephones is needed by the urban public
      domestic: microwave radio relay transmission and coaxial and fiber-optic cable are employed on trunk lines; considerable use of mobile cellular systems; Internet service is available
      international: country code - 962; satellite earth stations - 3 Intelsat, 1 Arabsat, and 29 land and maritime Inmarsat terminals; fiber-optic cable to Saudi Arabia and microwave radio relay link with Egypt and Syria; connection to international submarine cable FLAG (Fiber-Optic Link Around the Globe); participant in MEDARABTEL; international links total about 4,000

      Radio broadcast stations:
      AM 6, FM 5, shortwave 1 (1999)

      Television broadcast stations:
      20 (plus 96 repeaters) (1995)

      Internet country code:
      .jo

      Internet hosts:
      2,793 (2005)

      Internet users:
      600,000 (2005)


      NOTE: The information regarding Jordan on this page is re-published from the 2006 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Jordan Communications 2006 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Jordan Communications 2006 should be addressed to the CIA.

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