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Madagascar 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:
181,200 (2009)
country comparison to the world: 127
[see also: Telephones - main lines in use country ranks ]

Telephones - mobile cellular:
5.997 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 86
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular country ranks ]

Telephone system:
general assessment: system is above average for the region; Antananarivo's main telephone exchange modernized in the late 1990s, but the rest of the analogue-based telephone system is poorly developed; have been adding fixed line connections since 2005
domestic: combined fixed-line and mobile-cellular teledensity about 30 per 100 persons
international: country code - 261; SEACOM undersea fiber-optic cable and the Lion undersea cable connecting to Reunion and Mauritius; satellite earth stations - 2 (1 Intelsat - Indian Ocean, 1 Intersputnik - Atlantic Ocean region) (2009)

Broadcast media:
state-owned Radio Nationale Malagasy (RNM) and Television Malagasy (TVM) have an extensive national network reach; privately-owned radio and TV broadcasters in cities and major towns; state-run radio predominates in rural areas; relays of 2 international broadcasters are available in Antananarivo (2007)

Internet country code:
.mg

Internet hosts:
27,606 (2010)
country comparison to the world: 100
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
319,900 (2009)
country comparison to the world: 127
[see also: Internet users country ranks ]


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



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