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Senegal 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:
278,800 (2009)
country comparison to the world: 118
[see also: Telephones - main lines in use country ranks ]

Telephones - mobile cellular:
6.902 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 82
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular country ranks ]

Telephone system:
general assessment: good system with microwave radio relay, coaxial cable and fiber-optic cable in trunk system
domestic: above-average urban system with a fiber-optic network; nearly two-thirds of all fixed-line connections are in Dakar where a call-center industry is emerging; expansion of fixed-line services in rural areas needed; mobile-cellular service is expanding rapidly
international: country code - 221; the SAT-3/WASC fiber optic cable provides connectivity to Europe and Asia while Atlantis-2 provides connectivity to South America; satellite earth station - 1 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean) (2007)

Broadcast media:
state-run Radiodiffusion Television Senegalaise (RTS) operates 2 TV stations; a few private TV subscription channels rebroadcast foreign channels without providing any local news or programs; RTS operates a national radio network and a number of regional FM stations; a large number of community and private-broadcast radio stations are available; transmissions of at least 2 international broadcasters are accessible on FM in Dakar (2007)

Internet country code:
.sn

Internet hosts:
241 (2010)
country comparison to the world: 191
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
1.818 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 76
[see also: Internet users country ranks ]


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



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