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Sweden Communications 2011
https://theodora.com/wfb2011/sweden/sweden_communications.html
SOURCE: 2011 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


















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Telephones - main lines in use:
5.146 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 31
[see also: Telephones - main lines in use country ranks ]

Telephones - mobile cellular:
11.426 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 60
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular country ranks ]

Telephone system:
general assessment: highly developed telecommunications infrastructure; ranked among leading countries for fixed-line, mobile-cellular, Internet and broadband penetration
domestic: coaxial and multiconductor cables carry most of the voice traffic; parallel microwave radio relay systems carry some additional telephone channels
international: country code - 46; submarine cables provide links to other Nordic countries and Europe; satellite earth stations - 1 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean), 1 Eutelsat, and 1 Inmarsat (Atlantic and Indian Ocean regions); note - Sweden shares the Inmarsat earth station with the other Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, and Norway)

Broadcast media:
publicly-owned television broadcaster operates 2 terrestrial networks plus regional stations; multiple privately-owned television broadcasters operating nationally, regionally, and locally; about 50 local TV stations; widespread access to pan-Nordic and international broadcasters through multi-channel cable and satellite TV systems; publicly-owned radio broadcaster operates 3 national stations and a network of 25 regional channels; nearly a hundred privately-owned local radio stations with some consolidating into near national networks; an estimated 900 community and neighborhood radio stations broadcast intermittently (2008)

Internet country code:
.se

Internet hosts:
4.396 million (2010)
country comparison to the world: 20
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
8.398 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 33
[see also: Internet users country ranks ]


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



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