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    Algeria Communications - 2006

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

      Telephones - mobile cellular:
      4,682,700 (2004)

      Telephone system:
      general assessment: telephone density in Algeria is very low, not exceeding five telephones per 100 persons; the number of fixed main lines increased in the last few years to a little more than 2 million, but only about two-thirds of these have subscribers; much of the infrastructure is outdated and inefficient
      domestic: good service in north but sparse in south; domestic satellite system with 12 earth stations (20 additional domestic earth stations are planned)
      international: country code - 213; submarine cables - 5; microwave radio relay to Italy, France, Spain, Morocco, and Tunisia; coaxial cable to Morocco and Tunisia; participant in Medarabtel; satellite earth stations - 51 (Intelsat, Intersputnik, and Arabsat) (2005)

      Radio broadcast stations:
      AM 25, FM 1, shortwave 8 (1999)

      Television broadcast stations:
      46 (plus 216 repeaters) (1995)

      Internet country code:

      Internet hosts:
      1,175 (2005)

      Internet users:
      845,000 (2005)

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

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