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Gambia, The Communications 2017
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SOURCE: 2017 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Gambia, The Communications 2017
SOURCE: 2017 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on January 12, 2017

Telephones - fixed lines:
total subscriptions: 45,000
[see also: Telephones - fixed lines - total subscriptions country ranks ]
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 2 (July 2015 est.)
[see also: Telephones - fixed lines - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 158

Telephones - mobile cellular:
total: 2.586 million
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular - total country ranks ]
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 131 (July 2015 est.)
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 146

Telephone system:
general assessment: adequate microwave radio relay and open-wire network; state-owned Gambia Telecommunications partially privatized in 2007
domestic: combined fixed-line and mobile-cellular teledensity, aided by multiple mobile-cellular providers, is roughly 130 per 100 persons
international: country code - 220; microwave radio relay links to Senegal and Guinea-Bissau; a landing station for the Africa Coast to Europe (ACE) undersea fiber-optic cable completed in 2011 and launched in 2012; satellite earth station - 1 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean) (2015)

Broadcast media:
state-owned, single-channel TV service; state-owned radio station and 15 privately owned radio stations; 6 community radio stations; transmissions of multiple international broadcasters are available, some via shortwave radio; cable and satellite TV subsc (2015)

Internet country code:
.gm

Internet users:
total: 337,000
[see also: Internet users - total country ranks ]
percent of population: 17.1% (July 2015 est.)
[see also: Internet users - percent of population country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 147

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




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