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


















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Telephones - main lines in use:
26,300 (2009)
country comparison to the world: 183
[see also: Telephones - main lines in use country ranks ]

Telephones - mobile cellular:
327,100 (2009)
country comparison to the world: 169
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular country ranks ]

Telephone system:
general assessment: urban towns and district headquarters have telecommunications services
domestic: low teledensity; domestic service is poor especially in rural areas; mobile-cellular service available since 2003
international: country code - 975; international telephone and telegraph service via landline and microwave relay through India; satellite earth station - 1 Intelsat (2009)

Broadcast media:
state-owned TV station established in 1999; cable TV service offers dozens of Indian and other international channels; first radio station, privately launched in 1973, is now state-owned; 1 private radio station began operations in 2006 (2007)

Internet country code:
.bt

Internet hosts:
9,147 (2010)
country comparison to the world: 126
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
50,000 (2009)
country comparison to the world: 173
[see also: Internet users country ranks ]


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



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