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Kenya 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:
664,100 (2009)
country comparison to the world: 90
[see also: Telephones - main lines in use country ranks ]

Telephones - mobile cellular:
19.365 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 41
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular country ranks ]

Telephone system:
general assessment: inadequate; fixed-line telephone system is small and inefficient; trunks are primarily microwave radio relay; business data commonly transferred by a very small aperture terminal (VSAT) system
domestic: sole fixed-line provider, Telkom Kenya, is slated for privatization; multiple providers in the mobile-cellular segment of the market fostering a boom in mobile-cellular telephone usage with teledensity reaching 50 per 100 persons in 2009
international: country code - 254; The East Africa Marine System (TEAMS) and the SEACOM undersea fiber-optic cable systems; satellite earth stations - 4 Intelsat

Broadcast media:
about a half-dozen privately-owned TV stations and a state-owned television broadcaster that operates 2 channels; satellite and cable TV subscription services are available; state-owned radio broadcaster operates 2 national radio channels and provides regional and local radio services in multiple languages; a large number of private radio broadcasters, including provincial stations broadcasting in local languages; transmissions of several international broadcasters are available (2007)

Internet country code:
.ke

Internet hosts:
47,676 (2010)
country comparison to the world: 91
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
3.996 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 59
[see also: Internet users country ranks ]


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



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