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











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


Page last updated on January 12, 2017

Telephones - fixed lines:
total subscriptions: 187,155
[see also: Telephones - fixed lines - total subscriptions country ranks ]
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: less than 1 (July 2015 est.)
[see also: Telephones - fixed lines - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 130

Telephones - mobile cellular:
total: 150.83 million
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular - total country ranks ]
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 83 (July 2015 est.)
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 9

Telephone system:
general assessment: further expansion and modernization of the fixed-line telephone network is needed; network quality remains a problem
domestic: fixed-line subscribership remains only about 1 per 100 persons; mobile-cellular services growing rapidly, in part responding to the shortcomings of the fixed-line network; multiple cellular providers operate nationally with subscribership base over 80 per
international: country code - 234; landing point for the SAT-3/WASC fiber-optic submarine cable that provides connectivity to Europe and Asia; satellite earth stations - 3 Intelsat (2 Atlantic Ocean and 1 Indian Ocean) (2015)

Broadcast media:
nearly 70 federal government-controlled national and regional TV stations; all 36 states operate TV stations; several private TV stations operational; cable and satellite TV subscription services are available; network of federal government-controlled nat (2007)

Internet country code:
.ng

Internet users:
total: 86.138 million
[see also: Internet users - total country ranks ]
percent of population: 47.4% (July 2015 est.)
[see also: Internet users - percent of population country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 9


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




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