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Belgium Communications 2011
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SOURCE: 2011 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


















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Telephones - main lines in use:
4,255 (2009)
country comparison to the world: 216
[see also: Telephones - main lines in use country ranks ]

Telephones - mobile cellular:
12.419 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 55
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular country ranks ]

Telephone system:
general assessment: highly developed, technologically advanced, and completely automated domestic and international telephone and telegraph facilities
domestic: nationwide mobile-cellular telephone system; extensive cable network; limited microwave radio relay network
international: country code - 32; landing point for a number of submarine cables that provide links to Europe, the Middle East, and Asia; satellite earth stations - 7 (Intelsat - 3) (2007)

Broadcast media:
a segmented market with the three major communities (Flemish, French, and German-speaking) each having responsibility for their own broadcast media; multiple TV channels exist for each community; additionally, in excess of 90% of households are connected to cable and can access broadcasts of TV stations from neighboring countries; each community has a public radio network co-existing with private broadcasters (2007)

Internet country code:
.be

Internet hosts:
4.465 million (2010)
country comparison to the world: 19
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
8.113 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 36
[see also: Internet users country ranks ]


NOTE: The information regarding Belgium 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 Belgium Communications 2011 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Belgium Communications 2011 should be addressed to the CIA.



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