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Gaza Strip Communications 2018

SOURCE: 2018 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Gaza Strip Communications 2018
SOURCE: 2018 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on February 28, 2018

Telephones - fixed lines:
406,500 (includes the West Bank) (July 2016 est.)

Telephones - mobile cellular:
total: 3,531,000 (includes the West Bank)
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular - total country ranks ]
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 76 (includes the West Bank) (July 2016 est.)
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants country ranks ]

Telephone system:
general assessment: Israel has final say in allocating frequencies in the Gaza Strip and does not permit anything beyond a 2G network
domestic: Israeli company BEZEK and the Palestinian company PALTEL are responsible for fixed-line services; the Palestinian JAWWAL company provides cellular services; a slow 2G network allows calls and limited data transmission
international: country code - 970 (2018)

Broadcast media:
1 TV station and about 10 radio stations; satellite TV accessible (2008)

Internet country code:
.ps; note - same as the West Bank

Internet users:
total: 2.673 million (includes the West Bank)
[see also: Internet users - total country ranks ]
percent of population: 57.4% (includes the West Bank) (July 2016 est.)
[see also: Internet users - percent of population country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 101

NOTE: 1) The information regarding Gaza Strip on this page is re-published from the 2018 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Gaza Strip Communications 2018 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Gaza Strip Communications 2018 should be addressed to the CIA.
2) The rank that you see is the CIA reported rank, which may habe the following issues:
  a) The assign increasing rank number, alphabetically for countries with the same value of the ranked item, whereas we assign them the same rank.
  b) The CIA sometimes assignes counterintuitive ranks. For example, it assigns unemployment rates in increasing order, whereas we rank them in decreasing order






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