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


















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Page last updated on January 13, 2011

Telephones - main lines in use:
810,200 (2009)
country comparison to the world: 87
[see also: Telephones - main lines in use country ranks ]

Telephones - mobile cellular:
7.148 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 81
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular country ranks ]

Telephone system:
general assessment: privatization begun in 1995; primary trunk system, which is being expanded, employs digital microwave radio relay; some areas are served by fiber-optic cable; overall reliability has steadily improved
domestic: most telephones are concentrated in La Paz and other cities; mobile-cellular telephone use expanding rapidly and, in 2009, teledensity reached 75 per 100 persons; fixed-line teledensity is low at less than 10 per 100 persons
international: country code - 591; satellite earth station - 1 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean) (2009)

Broadcast media:
large number of radio and television broadcasting stations with private media outlets dominating; state-owned and private radio and television stations generally operating freely, although both pro-government and anti-government groups have attacked media outlets in response to their reporting (2007)

Internet country code:
.bo

Internet hosts:
125,462 (2010)
country comparison to the world: 74
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
1.103 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 95
[see also: Internet users country ranks ]


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



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