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


















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Page last updated on January 12, 2011

Telephones - main lines in use:
3.25 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 47
[see also: Telephones - main lines in use country ranks ]

Telephones - mobile cellular:
9.022 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 70
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular country ranks ]

Telephone system:
general assessment: most highly developed system in the Middle East although not the largest
domestic: good system of coaxial cable and microwave radio relay; all systems are digital; four privately-owned mobile-cellular service providers with countrywide coverage
international: country code - 972; submarine cables provide links to Europe, Cyprus, and parts of the Middle East; satellite earth stations - 3 Intelsat (2 Atlantic Ocean and 1 Indian Ocean) (2008)

Broadcast media:
state broadcasting network, operated by the Israel Broadcasting Authority (IBA), broadcasts on 2 channels, one in Hebrew and the other in Arabic; 5 commercial channels including a channel broadcasting in Russian, a channel broadcasting Knesset proceedings, and a music channel supervised by a public body; multi-channel satellite and cable TV packages provide access to foreign channels; IBA broadcasts on 8 radio networks with multiple repeaters and Israel Defense Forces Radio broadcasts over multiple stations; about 15 privately-owned radio stations; overall more than 100 stations and repeater stations operating (2008)

Internet country code:
.il

Internet hosts:
1.689 million (2010)
country comparison to the world: 35
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
4.525 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 51
[see also: Internet users country ranks ]


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



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