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United Kingdom Communications 2017
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SOURCE: 2017 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











United Kingdom Communications 2017
SOURCE: 2017 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on January 12, 2017

Telephones - fixed lines:
total subscriptions: 33.613 million
[see also: Telephones - fixed lines - total subscriptions country ranks ]
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 52 (July 2015 est.)
[see also: Telephones - fixed lines - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 9

Telephones - mobile cellular:
total: 80.284 million
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular - total country ranks ]
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 125 (July 2015 est.)
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 20

Telephone system:
general assessment: technologically advanced domestic and international system
domestic: equal mix of buried cables, microwave radio relay, and fiber-optic systems
international: country code - 44; numerous submarine cables provide links throughout Europe, Asia, Australia, the Middle East, and US; satellite earth stations - 10 Intelsat (7 Atlantic Ocean and 3 Indian Ocean), 1 Inmarsat (Atlantic Ocean region), and 1 Eutelsat; at le (2015)

Broadcast media:
public service broadcaster, British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), is the largest broadcasting corporation in the world; BBC operates multiple TV networks with regional and local TV service; a mixed system of public and commercial TV broadcasters along w (2008)

Internet country code:
.uk

Internet users:
total: 58.961 million
[see also: Internet users - total country ranks ]
percent of population: 92% (July 2015 est.)
[see also: Internet users - percent of population country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 10


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




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