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


















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


Page last updated on January 12, 2011

Telephones - main lines in use:
1.43 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 65
[see also: Telephones - main lines in use country ranks ]

Telephones - mobile cellular:
7.7 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 76
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular country ranks ]

Telephone system:
general assessment: modern system with excellent service
domestic: digital fiber-optic fixed-line network and an extensive mobile-cellular network provide domestic needs
international: country code - 358; submarine cables provide links to Estonia and Sweden; satellite earth stations - access to Intelsat transmission service via a Swedish satellite earth station, 1 Inmarsat (Atlantic and Indian Ocean regions); note - Finland shares the Inmarsat earth station with the other Nordic countries (Denmark, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden)

Broadcast media:
a mix of publicly-operated TV stations and privately-owned TV stations; the 2 publicly-owned TV stations recently expanded services and the largest private TV station has introduced several special-interest pay-TV channels; cable and satellite multi-channel subscription services are available; all TV signals have been broadcast digitally since September 2007; analog broadcasts via cable networks were terminated in February 2008; public broadcasting maintains a network of 13 national and 25 regional radio stations; a large number of private radio broadcasters (2008)

Internet country code:
.fi; note - Aland Islands assigned .ax

Internet hosts:
4.394 million (2010)
country comparison to the world: 21
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
4.393 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 55
[see also: Internet users country ranks ]


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






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