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Burkina Faso Communications 2011
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SOURCE: 2011 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


















Burkina Faso Communications 2011
SOURCE: 2011 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on January 12, 2011

Telephones - main lines in use:
167,000 (2009)
country comparison to the world: 132
[see also: Telephones - main lines in use country ranks ]

Telephones - mobile cellular:
3.299 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 109
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular country ranks ]

Telephone system:
general assessment: system includes microwave radio relay, open-wire, and radiotelephone communication stations; in 2006 the government sold a 51 percent stake in the national telephone company and ultimately plans to retain only a 23 percent stake in the company
domestic: fixed-line connections stand at less than 1 per 100 persons; mobile-cellular usage, fostered by multiple providers, is increasing rapidly from a low base
international: country code - 226; satellite earth station - 1 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean) (2009)

Broadcast media:
2 TV stations - 1 state-owned and 1 privately-owned; state-owned radio runs a national and regional network; substantial number of privately-owned radio broadcast stations; transmissions of several international broadcasters available in Ouagadougou (2007)

Internet country code:
.bf

Internet hosts:
1,877 (2010)
country comparison to the world: 156
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
178,100 (2009)
country comparison to the world: 144
[see also: Internet users country ranks ]


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






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