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











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


Page last updated on January 12, 2017

Telephones - fixed lines:
total subscriptions: 830,800
[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: 74

Telephones - mobile cellular:
total: 133.72 million
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular - total country ranks ]
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 79 (July 2015 est.)
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 12

Telephone system:
general assessment: inadequate for a modern country; introducing digital systems; trunk systems include VHF and UHF microwave radio relay links, and some fiber-optic cable in cities
domestic: fixed-line teledensity remains only about 1 per 100 persons; mobile-cellular telephone subscribership has been increasing rapidly and now approaches 80 telephones per 100 persons
international: country code - 880; landing point for the SEA-ME-WE-4 fiber-optic submarine cable system that provides links to Europe, the Middle East, and Asia; satellite earth stations - 6; international radiotelephone communications and landline service to neighborin (2015)

Broadcast media:
state-owned Bangladesh Television (BTV) operates 1 terrestrial TV station, 3 radio networks, and about 10 local stations; 8 private satellite TV stations and 3 private radio stations also broadcasting; foreign satellite TV stations are gaining audience sh (2007)

Internet country code:
.bd

Internet users:
total: 24.33 million
[see also: Internet users - total country ranks ]
percent of population: 14.4% (July 2015 est.)
[see also: Internet users - percent of population country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 42


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




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