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    United States Communications - 2006
    http://www.theodora.com/wfbcurrent/united_states/united_states_communications.html
    SOURCE: 2006 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Telephones - main lines in use:
      268 million (2003)

      Telephones - mobile cellular:
      194,479,364 (2005)

      Telephone system:
      general assessment: a large, technologically advanced, multipurpose communications system
      domestic: a large system of fiber-optic cable, microwave radio relay, coaxial cable, and domestic satellites carries every form of telephone traffic; a rapidly growing cellular system carries mobile telephone traffic throughout the country
      international: country code - 1; 24 ocean cable systems in use; satellite earth stations - 61 Intelsat (45 Atlantic Ocean and 16 Pacific Ocean), 5 Intersputnik (Atlantic Ocean region), and 4 Inmarsat (Pacific and Atlantic Ocean regions) (2000)

      Radio broadcast stations:
      AM 4,789, FM 8,961, shortwave 19 (2006)

      Television broadcast stations:
      2,218 (2006)

      Internet country code:
      .us

      Internet hosts:
      195,138,696 (2004)

      Internet users:
      203,824,428 (2005)


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

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