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


















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


Page last updated on January 12, 2011

Telephones - main lines in use:
498,300 (2009)
country comparison to the world: 97
[see also: Telephones - main lines in use country ranks ]

Telephones - mobile cellular:
4.487 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 100
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular country ranks ]

Telephone system:
general assessment: telecommunications infrastructure is being upgraded; loans from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) are being used to install a digital network, digital radio-relay stations, and fiber-optic links
domestic: fixed-line penetration remains low and concentrated in urban areas; multiple mobile-cellular service providers with growing coverage; mobile-cellular subscribership exceeded 80 per 100 persons in 2009
international: country code - 996; connections with other CIS countries by landline or microwave radio relay and with other countries by leased connections with Moscow international gateway switch and by satellite; satellite earth stations - 2 (1 Intersputnik, 1 Intelsat); connected internationally by the Trans-Asia-Europe (TAE) fiber-optic line

Broadcast media:
state-run television broadcaster operates 2 nationwide networks and 6 regional stations; roughly 20 private TV stations operating with most rebroadcasting other channels; state-run radio broadcaster operates 2 networks; about 20 private radio stations operating (2007)

Internet country code:
.kg

Internet hosts:
97,976 (2010)
country comparison to the world: 78
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
2.195 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 74
[see also: Internet users country ranks ]


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






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