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Switzerland Communications 2011
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SOURCE: 2011 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


















Switzerland Communications 2011
SOURCE: 2011 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on January 12, 2011

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

Telephones - mobile cellular:
9.255 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 69
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular country ranks ]

Telephone system:
general assessment: highly developed telecommunications infrastructure with excellent domestic and international services
domestic: ranked among leading countries for fixed-line teledensity and infrastructure; mobile-cellular subscribership roughly 120 per 100 persons; extensive cable and microwave radio relay networks
international: country code - 41; satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean and Indian Ocean)

Broadcast media:
the publicly-owned radio and television broadcaster, Swiss Broadcasting Corporation (SRG/SSR), operates 7 national television networks, 3 broadcasting in German, 2 in Italian, and 2 in French; private commercial television stations broadcast regionally and locally; television broadcasts from stations in Germany, Italy, and France are widely accessed using multi-channel cable and satellite TV services; SRG/SSR operates 18 radio stations that, along with private broadcasters, provide national to local coverage (2008)

Internet country code:
.ch

Internet hosts:
4.816 million (2010)
country comparison to the world: 17
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
6.152 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 42
[see also: Internet users country ranks ]


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






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