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Bangladesh Communications 2011
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Telephones - main lines in use:
1.522 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 63
[see also: Telephones - main lines in use country ranks ]

Telephones - mobile cellular:
50.4 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 24
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular country ranks ]

Telephone system:
general assessment: inadequate for a modern country; introducing digital systems; trunk systems include VHF and UHF microwave radio relay links, and some fiber-optic cable in cities
domestic: fixed-line teledensity remains only about 1 per 100 persons; mobile-cellular telephone subscribership has been increasing rapidly and now exceeds 30 telephones per 100 persons
international: country code - 880; landing point for the SEA-ME-WE-4 fiber-optic submarine cable system that provides links to Europe, the Middle East, and Asia; satellite earth stations - 6; international radiotelephone communications and landline service to neighboring countries (2009)

Broadcast media:
state-owned broadcaster (BTV) operates 1 terrestrial TV station, 3 radio networks, and about 10 local stations; 8 private satellite TV stations and 3 private radio stations also broadcasting; foreign satellite TV stations are gaining audience share in the large cities; several international radio broadcasters are available (2007)

Internet country code:
.bd

Internet hosts:
68,224 (2010)
country comparison to the world: 82
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
617,300 (2009)
country comparison to the world: 112
[see also: Internet users country ranks ]


NOTE: The information regarding Bangladesh on this page is re-published from the 2011 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Bangladesh Communications 2011 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Bangladesh Communications 2011 should be addressed to the CIA.



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