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


















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Telephones - main lines in use:
3.516 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 45
[see also: Telephones - main lines in use country ranks ]

Telephones - mobile cellular:
25.311 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 35
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular country ranks ]

Telephone system:
general assessment: good system composed of open-wire lines, cables, and microwave radio relay links; principal switching centers are Casablanca and Rabat; national network nearly 100% digital using fiber-optic links; improved rural service employs microwave radio relay; Internet available but expensive
domestic: fixed-line teledensity is roughly 10 per 100 persons; mobile-cellular subscribership approached 75 per 100 persons in 2009
international: country code - 212; landing point for the Atlas Offshore, Estepona-Tetouan, Euroafrica, Spain-Morocco, and SEA-ME-WE-3 fiber-optical telecommunications undersea cables that provide connectivity to Asia, the Middle East, and Europe; satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean) and 1 Arabsat; microwave radio relay to Gibraltar, Spain, and Western Sahara; coaxial cable and microwave radio relay to Algeria; participant in Medarabtel; fiber-optic cable link from Agadir to Algeria and Tunisia (2009)

Broadcast media:
2 television broadcast networks with state-run Radio-Television Marocaine (RTM) operating one network and the state partially owning the other; foreign TV broadcasts are available via satellite dish; 3 radio broadcast networks with RTM operating one; the government-owned network includes 10 regional radio channels in addition to its national service (2007)

Internet country code:
.ma

Internet hosts:
277,793 (2010)
country comparison to the world: 61
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
13.213 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 29
[see also: Internet users country ranks ]


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



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