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    Syria Communications - 2006
    http://www.theodora.com/wfbcurrent/syria/syria_communications.html
    SOURCE: 2006 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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

      Telephones - mobile cellular:
      2.345 million (2004)

      Telephone system:
      general assessment: fair system currently undergoing significant improvement and digital upgrades, including fiber-optic technology
      domestic: coaxial cable and microwave radio relay network
      international: country code - 963; satellite earth stations - 1 Intelsat (Indian Ocean) and 1 Intersputnik (Atlantic Ocean region); 1 submarine cable; coaxial cable and microwave radio relay to Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, and Turkey; participant in Medarabtel

      Radio broadcast stations:
      AM 14, FM 2, shortwave 1 (1998)

      Television broadcast stations:
      44 (plus 17 repeaters) (1995)

      Internet country code:
      .sy

      Internet hosts:
      64 (2005)

      Internet users:
      800,000 (2005)


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

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