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


















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Page last updated on January 13, 2011

Telephones - main lines in use:
175,000 (2009)
country comparison to the world: 129
[see also: Telephones - main lines in use country ranks ]

Telephones - mobile cellular:
2.4 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 126
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular country ranks ]

Telephone system:
general assessment: rudimentary; privatization of Malawi Telecommunications (MTL), a necessary step in bringing improvement to telecommunications services, completed in 2006
domestic: limited fixed-line subscribership of about 1 per 100 persons; mobile-cellular services are expanding but network coverage is limited and is based around the main urban areas; mobile-cellular subscribership about 15 per 100 persons
international: country code - 265; satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (1 Indian Ocean, 1 Atlantic Ocean) (2009)

Broadcast media:
radio is the main broadcast medium; state-run radio has the widest geographic broadcasting reach, but about a dozen privately-owned radio stations broadcast in major urban areas; the single television network is government-owned; relays of multiple international broadcasters are available (2007)

Internet country code:
.mw

Internet hosts:
870 (2010)
country comparison to the world: 168
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
716,400 (2009)
country comparison to the world: 109
[see also: Internet users country ranks ]


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



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