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United Arab Emirates Communications 2018

SOURCE: 2018 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











United Arab Emirates Communications 2018
SOURCE: 2018 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on February 28, 2018

Telephones - fixed lines:
total subscriptions: 2,285,809
[see also: Telephones - fixed lines - total subscriptions country ranks ]
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 39 (July 2016 est.)
[see also: Telephones - fixed lines - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 55

Telephones - mobile cellular:
total: 19,905,093
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular - total country ranks ]
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 336 (July 2016 est.)
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 59

Telephone system:
general assessment: modern fiber-optic integrated services; digital network with rapidly growing use of mobile-cellular telephones; key centers are Abu Dhabi and Dubai
domestic: microwave radio relay, fiber-optic and coaxial cable
international: country code - 971; linked to the international submarine cable FLAG (Fiber-Optic Link Around the Globe); landing point for both the SEA-ME-WE-3 and SEA-ME-WE-4 submarine cable networks; satellite earth stations - 3 Intelsat (1 Atlantic Ocean and 2 Indian (2016)

Broadcast media:
except for the many organizations now operating in media free zones in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, most TV and radio stations remain government-owned; widespread use of satellite dishes provides access to pan-Arab and other international broadcasts (2017)

Internet country code:
.ae

Internet users:
total: 5,370,299
[see also: Internet users - total country ranks ]
percent of population: 90.6% (July 2016 est.)
[see also: Internet users - percent of population country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 74


NOTE: 1) The information regarding United Arab Emirates 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 United Arab Emirates Communications 2018 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about United Arab Emirates Communications 2018 should be addressed to the CIA.
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  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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