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    Poland Communications - 2003

      Telephones - main lines in use: 8.07 million (1998)

      Telephones - mobile cellular: 13 million (2002)

      Telephone system: general assessment: underdeveloped and outmoded system in the process of being overhauled; partial privatization of the state-owned telephone monopoly is underway; the long waiting list for main line telephone service has resulted in a boom in mobile cellular telephone use
      domestic: cable, open-wire, and microwave radio relay; 3 cellular networks; local exchanges 56.6% digital
      international: satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat, NA Eutelsat, 2 Inmarsat (Atlantic and Indian Ocean regions), and 1 Intersputnik (Atlantic Ocean region)

      Radio broadcast stations: AM 14, FM 777, shortwave 1 (1998)

      Radios: 20.2 million (1997)

      Television broadcast stations: 179 (plus 256 repeaters) (September 1995)

      Televisions: 13.05 million (1997)

      Internet country code: .pl

      Internet Service Providers (ISPs): 19 (2000)

      Internet users: 6.4 million (2001)

      NOTE: The information regarding Poland on this page is re-published from the 2003 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Guinea Geography 2003 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Poland Communications 2003 should be addressed to the CIA.

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