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











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


Page last updated on January 12, 2017

Telephones - fixed lines:
total subscriptions: 846,940
[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: 85

Telephones - mobile cellular:
total: 27.516 million
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular - total country ranks ]
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 87 (July 2015 est.)
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 52

Telephone system:
general assessment: poor telephone and telegraph service; fair radiotelephone communication service and mobile-cellular telephone network
domestic: mobile-cellular telephone subscribership base is increasing with roughly 90% of the population living in areas covered by mobile carriers
international: country code - 977; radiotelephone communications; microwave and fiber landlines to India; satellite earth station - 1 Intelsat (Indian Ocean) (2015)

Broadcast media:
state operates 2 TV stations, as well as national and regional radio stations; roughly 30 independent TV channels are registered with only about half in regular operation; nearly 400 FM radio stations are licensed with roughly 300 operational (2007)

Internet country code:
.np

Internet users:
total: 5.547 million
[see also: Internet users - total country ranks ]
percent of population: 17.6% (July 2015 est.)
[see also: Internet users - percent of population country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 80


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




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