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    Netherlands Communications - 2006
    http://www.theodora.com/wfbcurrent/netherlands/netherlands_communications.html
    SOURCE: 2006 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Telephones - main lines in use:
      7.861 million (2004)

      Telephones - mobile cellular:
      14.8 million (2004)

      Telephone system:
      general assessment: highly developed and well maintained
      domestic: extensive fixed-line fiber-optic network; cellular telephone system is one of the largest in Europe with five major network operators utilizing the third generation of the Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
      international: country code - 31; 9 submarine cables; satellite earth stations - 3 Intelsat (1 Indian Ocean and 2 Atlantic Ocean), 1 Eutelsat, and 1 Inmarsat (Atlantic and Indian Ocean regions) (2004)

      Radio broadcast stations:
      AM 4, FM 246, shortwave 3 (2004)

      Television broadcast stations:
      21 (plus 26 repeaters) (1995)

      Internet country code:
      .nl

      Internet hosts:
      6,781,729 (2005)

      Internet users:
      10,806,328 (2004)


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

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