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    United Kingdom Communications - 2006
    https://theodora.com/wfbcurrent/united_kingdom/united_kingdom_communications.html
    SOURCE: 2006 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Telephones - main lines in use:
      32.943 million (2005)

      Telephones - mobile cellular:
      61.091 million (2004)

      Telephone system:
      general assessment: technologically advanced domestic and international system
      domestic: equal mix of buried cables, microwave radio relay, and fiber-optic systems
      international: country code - 44; 40 coaxial submarine cables; satellite earth stations - 10 Intelsat (7 Atlantic Ocean and 3 Indian Ocean), 1 Inmarsat (Atlantic Ocean region), and 1 Eutelsat; at least 8 large international switching centers

      Radio broadcast stations:
      AM 219, FM 431, shortwave 3 (1998)

      Television broadcast stations:
      228 (plus 3,523 repeaters) (1995)

      Internet country code:
      .uk

      Internet hosts:
      4,688,307 (2005)

      Internet users:
      37.8 million (2005)


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

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