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Thailand 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:
7.024 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 27
[see also: Telephones - main lines in use country ranks ]

Telephones - mobile cellular:
83.057 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 13
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular country ranks ]

Telephone system:
general assessment: high quality system, especially in urban areas like Bangkok
domestic: fixed line system provided by both a government owned and commercial provider; wireless service expanding rapidly
international: country code - 66; connected to major submarine cable systems providing links throughout Asia, Australia, Middle East, Europe, and US; satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (1 Indian Ocean, 1 Pacific Ocean)

Broadcast media:
6 terrestrial TV stations in Bangkok broadcast nationally via relay stations - 2 of the networks are owned by the military, the other 4 are government-owned or controlled, leased to private enterprise, and are all required to broadcast government-produced news programs twice a day; multi-channel satellite and cable TV subscription services are available; radio frequencies have been allotted for more than 500 government and commercial radio stations; many small community radio stations operate with low-power transmitters (2008)

Internet country code:
.th

Internet hosts:
1.335 million (2010)
country comparison to the world: 37
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
17.483 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 23
[see also: Internet users country ranks ]


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



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