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Afghanistan Communications 2017
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SOURCE: 2017 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Afghanistan Communications 2017
SOURCE: 2017 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on January 12, 2017

Telephones - fixed lines:
total subscriptions: 110,000
[see also: Telephones - fixed lines - total subscriptions country ranks ]
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: less than 1 (July 2015 est.)
[see also: Telephones - fixed lines - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 145

Telephones - mobile cellular:
total: 19.709 million
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular - total country ranks ]
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 61 (July 2015 est.)
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 51

Telephone system:
general assessment: limited fixed-line telephone service; an increasing number of Afghans utilize mobile-cellular phone networks
domestic: aided by the presence of multiple providers, mobile-cellular telephone service continues to improve rapidly; the Afghan Ministry of Communications and Information claims that more than 90 percent of the population live in areas with access to mobile-cellu
international: country code - 93; multiple VSAT's provide international and domestic voice and data connectivity (2012)

Broadcast media:
state-owned broadcaster, Radio Television Afghanistan (RTA), operates a series of radio and television stations in Kabul and the provinces; an estimated 150 private radio stations, 50 TV stations, and about a dozen international broadcasters are available (2007)

Internet country code:
.af

Internet users:
total: 2.69 million
[see also: Internet users - total country ranks ]
percent of population: 8.3% (July 2015 est.)
[see also: Internet users - percent of population country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 100


NOTE: The information regarding Afghanistan on this page is re-published from the 2017 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Afghanistan Communications 2017 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Afghanistan Communications 2017 should be addressed to the CIA.




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