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West Bank Communications 2011
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SOURCE: 2011 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


















West Bank Communications 2011
SOURCE: 2011 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on January 12, 2011

Telephones - main lines in use:
360,400 (includes Gaza Strip) (2010)
country comparison to the world: 109
[see also: Telephones - main lines in use country ranks ]

Telephones - mobile cellular:
2.405 million (includes Gaza Strip) (2010)
country comparison to the world: 125
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular country ranks ]

Telephone system:
general assessment: continuing political and economic instability has impeded significant liberalization of the telecommunications industry
domestic: Israeli company BEZEK and the Palestinian company PALTEL are responsible for fixed line services; PALTEL plans to establish a fiber-optic connection to Jordan to route domestic mobile calls; the Palestinian JAWWAL company and WATANIYA PALESTINE provide cellular services
international: country code - 970; 1 international switch in Ramallah (2009) (2009)

Broadcast media:
the Palestinian Authority operates 1 television and 1 radio station; about 30 independent TV and 25 radio stations operating; Jordanian TV is available; satellite TV is accessible (2008)

Internet country code:
.ps; note - same as Gaza Strip

Internet users:
1.379 million (includes Gaza Strip) (2009)
country comparison to the world: 88
[see also: Internet users country ranks ]


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






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