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Gambia, The Communications 2011
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Telephones - main lines in use:
49,000 (2009)
country comparison to the world: 163
[see also: Telephones - main lines in use country ranks ]

Telephones - mobile cellular:
1.433 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 140
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular country ranks ]

Telephone system:
general assessment: adequate microwave radio relay and open-wire network; state-owned Gambia Telecommunications partially privatized in 2007
domestic: combined fixed-line and mobile-cellular teledensity, aided by multiple mobile-cellular providers, approached 85 per 100 persons in 2009
international: country code - 220; microwave radio relay links to Senegal and Guinea-Bissau; a landing station for the Africa Coast to Europe (ACE) undersea fiber-optic cable is scheduled for completion in 2011; satellite earth station - 1 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean) (2009)

Broadcast media:
state-owned, single-channel TV service; state-owned radio station and 4 privately-owned radio stations; transmissions of multiple international broadcasters are available, some via shortwave radio; foreign cable and satellite TV subscription services are obtainable in some parts of the country (2007)

Internet country code:
.gm

Internet hosts:
1,453 (2010)
country comparison to the world: 163
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
130,100 (2009)
country comparison to the world: 150
[see also: Internet users country ranks ]


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