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    Latvia Communications - 2006
    http://www.theodora.com/wfbcurrent/latvia/latvia_communications.html
    SOURCE: 2006 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Telephones - main lines in use:
      650,500 (2004)

      Telephones - mobile cellular:
      1,536,700 (2004)

      Telephone system:
      general assessment: recent efforts focused on bringing competition to the telecommunications sector, beginning in 2003; the number of fixed lines is decreasing as wireless telephony expands
      domestic: two wireless service providers in addition to Lattelekom, the incumbent monopoly
      international: country code - 371; the Latvian network is now connected via fiber optic cable to Estonia, Finland, and Sweden

      Radio broadcast stations:
      AM 8, FM 56, shortwave 1 (1998)

      Television broadcast stations:
      44 (plus 31 repeaters) (1995)

      Internet country code:
      .lv

      Internet hosts:
      53,251 (2005)

      Internet users:
      810,000 (2005)


      NOTE: The information regarding Latvia 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 Latvia Communications 2006 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Latvia Communications 2006 should be addressed to the CIA.

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