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Sierra Leone Communications 2017
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SOURCE: 2017 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Sierra Leone Communications 2017
SOURCE: 2017 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on January 12, 2017

Telephones - fixed lines:
total subscriptions: 17,000
[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: 192

Telephones - mobile cellular:
total: 5.657 million
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular - total country ranks ]
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 96 (July 2015 est.)
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 120

Telephone system:
general assessment: marginal telephone service with poor infrastructure
domestic: the national microwave radio relay trunk system connects Freetown to Bo and Kenema; while mobile-cellular service is growing rapidly from a small base, service area coverage remains limited
international: country code - 232; satellite earth station - 1 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean) (2010)

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 internati (2016)

Internet country code:
.sl

Internet users:
total: 147,000
[see also: Internet users - total country ranks ]
percent of population: 2.5% (July 2015 est.)
[see also: Internet users - percent of population country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 173


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




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