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Oman Communications 2011
https://theodora.com/wfb2011/oman/oman_communications.html
SOURCE: 2011 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


















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Telephones - main lines in use:
300,100 (2009)
country comparison to the world: 114
[see also: Telephones - main lines in use country ranks ]

Telephones - mobile cellular:
3.971 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 104
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular country ranks ]

Telephone system:
general assessment: modern system consisting of open-wire, microwave, and radiotelephone communication stations; limited coaxial cable; domestic satellite system with 8 earth stations
domestic: fixed-line and mobile-cellular subscribership both increasing with fixed-line phone service gradually being introduced to remote villages using wireless local loop systems
international: country code - 968; the Fiber-Optic Link Around the Globe (FLAG) and the SEA-ME-WE-3 submarine cable provide connectivity to Asia, the Middle East, and Europe; satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (Indian Ocean), 1 Arabsat (2008)

Broadcast media:
1 state-run TV broadcaster; TV stations transmitting from Saudi Arabia, the UAE, and Yemen are accessible via satellite TV; state-run radio operates multiple stations; first private radio station began operation in 2007 and 2 additional stations now operating (2007)

Internet country code:
.om

Internet hosts:
9,114 (2010)
country comparison to the world: 127
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
1.465 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 83
[see also: Internet users country ranks ]


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



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