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Sierra Leone Communications 2019

SOURCE: 2019 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Sierra Leone Communications 2019
SOURCE: 2019 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on February 08, 2019

Telephones - fixed lines:
total subscriptions: 17,000 (July 2016 est.)
[see also: Telephones - fixed lines - total subscriptions country ranks ]
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: less than 1 (July 2016 est.)
[see also: Telephones - fixed lines - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 185

Telephones - mobile cellular:
total subscriptions: 6,279,270 (July 2016 est.)
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular - total subscriptions country ranks ]
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 102 (July 2016 est.)
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 111

Telephone system:
general assessment: telephone service improving with the expansion of the mobile sector (2016)
domestic: the national microwave radio relay trunk system connects Freetown to Bo and Kenema; mobile-cellular service has grown rapidly from a small base, overcoming the deficiencies of the fixed-line sector (2016)
international: country code - 232; satellite earth station - 1 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean) (2016)

Broadcast media:
1 government-owned TV station; 3 private TV stations; a pay-TV service began operations in late 2007; 1 government-owned national radio station; about two-dozen private radio stations primarily clustered in major cities; transmissions of several international broadcasters are available (2016)

Internet country code:
.sl

Internet users:
total: 708,615 (July 2016 est.)
[see also: Internet users - total country ranks ]
percent of population: 11.8% (July 2016 est.)
[see also: Internet users - percent of population country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 142


NOTE: 1) The information regarding Sierra Leone on this page is re-published from the 2019 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Sierra Leone Communications 2019 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Sierra Leone Communications 2019 should be addressed to the CIA.
2) The rank that you see is the CIA reported rank, which may habe the following issues:
  a) They 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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