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


















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


Page last updated on January 12, 2011

Telephones - main lines in use:
2.08 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 54
[see also: Telephones - main lines in use country ranks ]

Telephones - mobile cellular:
4.871 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 98
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular country ranks ]

Telephone system:
general assessment: modern digital system using cable and microwave radio relay
domestic: system privatized but dominated by former state monopoly operator; increasing levels of broadband access
international: country code - 353; landing point for the Hibernia-Atlantic submarine cable with links to the US, Canada, and UK; satellite earth station - 1 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean)

Broadcast media:
publicly-owned broadcaster Radio Telefis Eireann (RTE) operates 2 TV stations; commercial television stations are available; about 75% of households utilize multi-channel satellite and TV services that provide access to a wide range of stations; RTE operates 4 national radio stations and has launched digital audio broadcasts on several stations; a number of commercial broadcast stations operate at the national, regional, and local levels (2007)

Internet country code:
.ie

Internet hosts:
1.339 million (2010)
country comparison to the world: 36
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
3.042 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 67
[see also: Internet users country ranks ]


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






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