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











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


Page last updated on January 12, 2017

Telephones - fixed lines:
total subscriptions: 21,811
[see also: Telephones - fixed lines - total subscriptions country ranks ]
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 3 (July 2015 est.)
[see also: Telephones - fixed lines - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 176

Telephones - mobile cellular:
total: 676,000
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular - total country ranks ]
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 91 (July 2015 est.)
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 165

Telephone system:
general assessment: urban towns and district headquarters have telecommunications services
domestic: domestic service inadequate, especially in rural areas; mobile-cellular service, begun in 2003, is now widely available
international: country code - 975; international telephone and telegraph service via landline and microwave relay through India; satellite earth station - 1 Intelsat (2015)

Broadcast media:
state-owned TV station established in 1999; cable TV service offers dozens of Indian and other international channels; first radio station, privately launched in 1973, is now state-owned; 5 private radio stations are currently broadcasting (2012)

Internet country code:
.bt

Internet users:
total: 295,000
[see also: Internet users - total country ranks ]
percent of population: 39.8% (July 2015 est.)
[see also: Internet users - percent of population country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 155


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




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