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











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


Page last updated on January 12, 2017

Telephones - fixed lines:
total subscriptions: 1,796,027
[see also: Telephones - fixed lines - total subscriptions country ranks ]
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 18 (July 2015 est.)
[see also: Telephones - fixed lines - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 63

Telephones - mobile cellular:
total: 10.697 million
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular - total country ranks ]
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 109 (July 2015 est.)
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 83

Telephone system:
general assessment: requires considerable expansion and modernization; fixed-line telephone and a broad range of other telecom services are controlled by a state-owned telecommunications monopoly and growth has been stagnant; more competition exists in the mobile-cellular ma
domestic: teledensity of 18 fixed lines per 100 persons; mobile-cellular teledensity has increased to 109 telephones per 100 persons; satellite service connects Baku to a modern switch in its exclave of Naxcivan (Nakhichevan)
international: country code - 994; the Trans-Asia-Europe (TAE) fiber-optic link transits Azerbaijan providing international connectivity to neighboring countries; the old Soviet system of cable and microwave is still serviceable; satellite earth stations - 2 (2015)

Broadcast media:
3 state-run and 1 public TV channels; 4 domestic commercial TV stations and about 15 regional TV stations; cable TV services are available in Baku; 1 state-run and 1 public radio network operating; a small number of private commercial radio stations broad (2010)

Internet country code:
.az

Internet users:
total: 7.531 million
[see also: Internet users - total country ranks ]
percent of population: 77% (July 2015 est.)
[see also: Internet users - percent of population country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 60


NOTE: The information regarding Azerbaijan 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 Azerbaijan Communications 2017 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Azerbaijan Communications 2017 should be addressed to the CIA.




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