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    Australia Communications - 2006
    https://theodora.com/wfbcurrent/australia/australia_communications.html
    SOURCE: 2006 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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

      Telephones - mobile cellular:
      16.48 million (2004)

      Telephone system:
      general assessment: excellent domestic and international service
      domestic: domestic satellite system; much use of radiotelephone in areas of low population density; rapid growth of mobile cellular telephones
      international: country code - 61; submarine cables to New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, and Indonesia; satellite earth stations - 19 (10 Intelsat - 4 Indian Ocean and 6 Pacific Ocean, 2 Inmarsat - Indian and Pacific Ocean regions, 2 Globalstar, 5 other) (2005)

      Radio broadcast stations:
      AM 262, FM 345, shortwave 1 (1998)

      Television broadcast stations:
      104 (1997)

      Internet country code:
      .au

      Internet hosts:
      5,351,622 (2005)

      Internet users:
      14,189,544 (2005)


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

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