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


















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Telephones - main lines in use:
16.534 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 18
[see also: Telephones - main lines in use country ranks ]

Telephones - mobile cellular:
62.78 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 17
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular country ranks ]

Telephone system:
general assessment: comprehensive telecommunications network undergoing rapid modernization and expansion especially in mobile-cellular services
domestic: additional digital exchanges are permitting a rapid increase in subscribers; the construction of a network of technologically advanced intercity trunk lines, using both fiber-optic cable and digital microwave radio relay, is facilitating communication between urban centers; remote areas are reached by a domestic satellite system; the number of subscribers to mobile-cellular telephone service is growing rapidly
international: country code - 90; international service is provided by the SEA-ME-WE-3 submarine cable and by submarine fiber-optic cables in the Mediterranean and Black Seas that link Turkey with Italy, Greece, Israel, Bulgaria, Romania, and Russia; satellite earth stations - 12 Intelsat; mobile satellite terminals - 328 in the Inmarsat and Eutelsat systems (2002)

Broadcast media:
national public broadcaster Turkish Radio and Television Corporation (TRT) operates multiple TV and radio networks and stations; multiple privately-owned national television stations and up to 300 private regional and local television stations; multi-channel cable TV subcriptions are obtainable; more than 1,000 private radio broadcast stations (2009)

Internet country code:
.tr

Internet hosts:
3.433 million (2010)
country comparison to the world: 26
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
27.233 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 15
[see also: Internet users country ranks ]


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



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