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


















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Telephones - main lines in use:
3.763 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 42
[see also: Telephones - main lines in use country ranks ]

Telephones - mobile cellular:
14.995 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 50
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular country ranks ]

Telephone system:
general assessment: inherited an outdated telecommunications network from the Soviet era requiring modernization
domestic: intercity by landline and microwave radio relay; number of fixed-line connections is gradually increasing and fixed-line teledensity now roughly 25 per 100 persons; mobile-cellular usage is increasing and the subscriber base now is roughly 100 per 100 persons
international: country code - 7; international traffic with other former Soviet republics and China carried by landline and microwave radio relay and with other countries by satellite and by the Trans-Asia-Europe (TAE) fiber-optic cable; satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (2008)

Broadcast media:
state owns nearly all radio and TV transmission facilities and operates national TV and radio networks; nearly all nationwide TV networks are wholly or partly owned by the government; some former state-owned media outlets have been privatized and are controlled by the president's daughter, who heads the Khabar Agency that runs multiple TV and radio stations; a number of privately-owned TV stations; households with satellite dishes have access to foreign media; a small number of commercial radio stations operating along with state-run radio stations (2008)

Internet country code:
.kz

Internet hosts:
53,984 (2010)
country comparison to the world: 86
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
5.299 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 44
[see also: Internet users country ranks ]


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



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