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Sri Lanka 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:
3.523 million (2010)
country comparison to the world: 44
[see also: Telephones - main lines in use country ranks ]

Telephones - mobile cellular:
15.868 million (2010)
country comparison to the world: 46
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular country ranks ]

Telephone system:
general assessment: telephone services have improved significantly and are available in most parts of the country
domestic: national trunk network consists mostly of digital microwave radio relay; fiber-optic links now in use in Colombo area and fixed wireless local loops have been installed; competition is strong in mobile cellular systems and mobile cellular subscribership is increasing
international: country code - 94; the SEA-ME-WE-3 and SEA-ME-WE-4 submarine cables provide connectivity to Asia, Australia, Middle East, Europe, US; satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (Indian Ocean)

Broadcast media:
government operates 2 television channels and a radio network; multi-channel satellite and cable TV subscription services are obtainable; 8 private TV stations and about a dozen private radio stations in operation (2008)

Internet country code:
.lk

Internet hosts:
8,865 (2010)
country comparison to the world: 132
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
1.777 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 77
[see also: Internet users country ranks ]


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



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