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United Arab Emirates Communications 2011
https://theodora.com/wfb2011/united_arab_emirates/united_arab_emirates_communications.html
SOURCE: 2011 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


















United Arab Emirates Communications 2011
SOURCE: 2011 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on January 13, 2011

Telephones - main lines in use:
1.561 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 62
[see also: Telephones - main lines in use country ranks ]

Telephones - mobile cellular:
10.672 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 61
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular country ranks ]

Telephone system:
general assessment: modern fiber-optic integrated services; digital network with rapidly growing use of mobile-cellular telephones; key centers are Abu Dhabi and Dubai
domestic: microwave radio relay, fiber optic and coaxial cable
international: country code - 971; linked to the international submarine cable FLAG (Fiber-Optic Link Around the Globe); landing point for both the SEA-ME-WE-3 and SEA-ME-WE-4 submarine cable networks; satellite earth stations - 3 Intelsat (1 Atlantic Ocean and 2 Indian Ocean) and 1 Arabsat; tropospheric scatter to Bahrain; microwave radio relay to Saudi Arabia

Broadcast media:
except for the many organizations now operating in Dubai's Media Free Zone, most television and radio stations remain government-owned; widespread use of satellite dishes provides access to pan-Arab and other international broadcasts (2007)

Internet country code:
.ae

Internet hosts:
379,309 (2010)
country comparison to the world: 54
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
3.449 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 61
[see also: Internet users country ranks ]


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






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