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


















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Telephones - main lines in use:
44.364 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 5
[see also: Telephones - main lines in use country ranks ]

Telephones - mobile cellular:
114.917 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 7
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular country ranks ]

Telephone system:
general assessment: excellent domestic and international service
domestic: high level of modern technology and excellent service of every kind
international: country code - 81; numerous submarine cables provide links throughout Asia, Australia, the Middle East, Europe, and US; satellite earth stations - 7 Intelsat (Pacific and Indian Oceans), 1 Intersputnik (Indian Ocean region), 3 Inmarsat (Pacific and Indian Ocean regions), and 8 SkyPerfect JSAT (2008)

Broadcast media:
a mixture of public and commercial broadcast TV and radio stations; 5 national terrestrial television networks including 1 public broadcaster; the large number of radio and TV stations available provide a wide range of choices; satellite and cable services provide access to international channels (2008)

Internet country code:
.jp

Internet hosts:
54.846 million (2010)
country comparison to the world: 2
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
99.182 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 3
[see also: Internet users country ranks ]


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



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