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    Egypt Communications - 2006

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

      Telephones - mobile cellular:
      14,045,134 (2005)

      Telephone system:
      general assessment: large system; underwent extensive upgrading during 1990s and is reasonably modern; Internet access and cellular service are available
      domestic: principal centers at Alexandria, Cairo, Al Mansurah, Ismailia, Suez, and Tanta are connected by coaxial cable and microwave radio relay
      international: country code - 20; satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean and Indian Ocean), 1 Arabsat, and 1 Inmarsat; 5 coaxial submarine cables; tropospheric scatter to Sudan; microwave radio relay to Israel; a participant in Medarabtel

      Radio broadcast stations:
      AM 42 (plus 15 repeaters), FM 14, shortwave 3 (1999)

      Television broadcast stations:
      98 (September 1995)

      Internet country code:

      Internet hosts:
      1,702 (2005)

      Internet users:
      5 million (2005)

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

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