Jamaica Communications 2018, CIA World Factbook
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Jamaica Communications 2018

SOURCE: 2018 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Jamaica Communications 2018
SOURCE: 2018 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on February 28, 2018

Telephones - fixed lines:
total subscriptions: 310,213
[see also: Telephones - fixed lines - total subscriptions country ranks ]
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 10 (July 2016 est.)
[see also: Telephones - fixed lines - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 113

Telephones - mobile cellular:
total: 3,267,344
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular - total country ranks ]
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 110 (July 2016 est.)
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 139

Telephone system:
general assessment: fully automatic domestic telephone network
domestic: the 1999 agreement to open the market for telecommunications services resulted in rapid growth in mobile-cellular telephone usage while the number of fixed lines in use has declined; combined fixed-line and mobile cellular teledensity exceeds 120 per 100 persons
international: country code - 1-876; the Fibralink submarine cable network provides enhanced delivery of business and broadband traffic and is linked to the Americas Region Caribbean Ring System (ARCOS-1) submarine cable in the Dominican Republic; the link to ARCOS-1 provides seamless connectivity to US, parts of the Caribbean, Central America, and South America; the ALBA-1 fiber-optic submarine cable links Jamaica, Cuba, and Venezuela; satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean) (2016)

Broadcast media:
3 free-to-air TV stations, subscription cable services, and roughly 30 radio stations (2013)

Internet country code:
.jm

Internet users:
total: 1,336,653
[see also: Internet users - total country ranks ]
percent of population: 45.0% (July 2016 est.)
[see also: Internet users - percent of population country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 126


NOTE: 1) The information regarding Jamaica 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 Jamaica Communications 2018 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Jamaica 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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