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Czech Republic Communications 2011
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SOURCE: 2011 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


















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Telephones - main lines in use:
2.092 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 53
[see also: Telephones - main lines in use country ranks ]

Telephones - mobile cellular:
14.258 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 51
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular country ranks ]

Telephone system:
general assessment: privatization and modernization of the Czech telecommunication system got a late start but is advancing steadily; virtually all exchanges now digital; existing copper subscriber systems enhanced with Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL) equipment to accommodate Internet and other digital signals; trunk systems include fiber-optic cable and microwave radio relay
domestic: access to the fixed-line telephone network expanded throughout the 1990s but the number of fixed line connections has been dropping since then; mobile telephone usage increased sharply beginning in the mid-1990s and the number of cellular telephone subscriptions now greatly exceeds the population
international: country code - 420; satellite earth stations - 6 (2 Intersputnik - Atlantic and Indian Ocean regions, 1 Intelsat, 1 Eutelsat, 1 Inmarsat, 1 Globalstar) (2009)

Broadcast media:
roughly 130 television broadcasters operating some 350 television channels with 4 publicly operated and the remainder in private hands; 13 television stations have national coverage with 4 being publicly operated; cable and satellite TV subscription services are available; about 70 radio broadcasters are registered operating roughly 85 radio stations with 15 stations publicly operated; 16 radio stations provide national coverage with the remainder local or regional (2008)

Internet country code:
.cz

Internet hosts:
3.494 million (2010)
country comparison to the world: 25
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
6.681 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 40
[see also: Internet users country ranks ]


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



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