Open menu Close menu Open Search Close search Open sharebox Close sharebox
Buy a wall map at

. . Flags of the World Maps of All Countries

  • |Main INDEX|
  • 2003 INDEX
  • Country Ranks

    . Feedback

  • Home PageCountry Index

    South Africa Communications - 2003

      Telephones - main lines in use: more than 5 million (2001)

      Telephones - mobile cellular: 7.06 million (2001)

      Telephone system: general assessment: the system is the best developed and most modern in Africa
      domestic: consists of carrier-equipped open-wire lines, coaxial cables, microwave radio relay links, fiber-optic cable, radiotelephone communication stations, and wireless local loops; key centers are Bloemfontein, Cape Town, Durban, Johannesburg, Port Elizabeth, and Pretoria
      international: 2 submarine cables; satellite earth stations - 3 Intelsat (1 Indian Ocean and 2 Atlantic Ocean)

      Radio broadcast stations: AM 14, FM 347 (plus 243 repeaters), shortwave 1 (1998)

      Radios: 17 million (2001)

      Television broadcast stations: 556 (plus 144 network repeaters) (1997)

      Televisions: 6 million (2000)

      Internet country code: .za

      Internet Service Providers (ISPs): 150 (2001)

      Internet users: 3.068 million (2002)

      NOTE: The information regarding South Africa 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 South Africa Communications 2003 should be addressed to the CIA.

    Support Our Sponsor

    Support Our Sponsor

    Please ADD this page to your FAVORITES - - - - -

    Revised 20-Sep-03
    Copyright © 2020 Photius Coutsoukis (all rights reserved)