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


















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


Page last updated on January 13, 2011

Telephones - main lines in use:
385,100 (2009)
country comparison to the world: 103
[see also: Telephones - main lines in use country ranks ]

Telephones - mobile cellular:
2.991 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 113
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular country ranks ]

Telephone system:
general assessment: system was once one of the best in Africa, but now suffers from poor maintenance
domestic: consists of microwave radio relay links, open-wire lines, radiotelephone communication stations, fixed wireless local loop installations, and a substantial mobile-cellular network; Internet connection is available in Harare and planned for all major towns and for some of the smaller ones
international: country code - 263; satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat; 2 international digital gateway exchanges (in Harare and Gweru)

Broadcast media:
government owns all local radio and television stations; foreign shortwave broadcasts and satellite television are available to those who can afford antennas and receivers; in rural areas, access to television broadcasts is extremely limited (2007)

Internet country code:
.zw

Internet hosts:
29,866 (2010)
country comparison to the world: 99
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
1.423 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 84
[see also: Internet users country ranks ]


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






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