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Sierra Leone Communications 2011
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SOURCE: 2011 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


















Sierra Leone Communications 2011
SOURCE: 2011 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on January 11, 2011

Telephones - main lines in use:
32,800 (2009)
country comparison to the world: 176
[see also: Telephones - main lines in use country ranks ]

Telephones - mobile cellular:
1.16 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 143
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular country ranks ]

Telephone system:
general assessment: marginal telephone service with poor infrastructure
domestic: the national microwave radio relay trunk system connects Freetown to Bo and Kenema; while mobile-cellular service is growing rapidly from a small base, service area coverage remains limited
international: country code - 232; satellite earth station - 1 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean) (2008)

Broadcast media:
1 government-owned TV station; 1 private TV station began operating in 2005; a pay-per-view TV service began operations in late 2007; 1 government-owned national radio broadcast station; about two dozen private radio stations primarily clustered in major cities; transmissions of several international broadcasters are available (2007)

Internet country code:
.sl

Internet hosts:
281 (2010)
country comparison to the world: 185
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
14,900 (2009)
country comparison to the world: 198
[see also: Internet users country ranks ]


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






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