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Tunisia Communications 2017
https://theodora.com/world_fact_book_2017/tunisia/tunisia_communications.html
SOURCE: 2017 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











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


Page last updated on January 12, 2017

Telephones - fixed lines:
total subscriptions: 943,508
[see also: Telephones - fixed lines - total subscriptions country ranks ]
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 9 (July 2015 est.)
[see also: Telephones - fixed lines - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 78

Telephones - mobile cellular:
total: 14.598 million
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular - total country ranks ]
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 132 (July 2015 est.)
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 68

Telephone system:
general assessment: above the African average and continuing to be upgraded; key centers are Sfax, Sousse, Bizerte, and Tunis; telephone network is completely digitized; Internet access available throughout the country
domestic: in an effort to jumpstart expansion of the fixed-line network, the government awarded a concession to build and operate a VSAT network with international connectivity; rural areas are served by wireless local loops; competition between several mobile-cell
international: country code - 216; a landing point for the SEA-ME-WE-4 submarine cable system that provides links to Europe, Middle East, and Asia; satellite earth stations - 1 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean) and 1 Arabsat; coaxial cable and microwave radio relay to Algeria a (2015)

Broadcast media:
broadcast media is mainly government-controlled; the state-run Tunisian Radio and Television Establishment (ERTT) operates 2 national TV networks, several national radio networks, and a number of regional radio stations; 1 TV and 3 radio stations are priv (2007)

Internet country code:
.tn

Internet users:
total: 5.355 million
[see also: Internet users - total country ranks ]
percent of population: 48.5% (July 2015 est.)
[see also: Internet users - percent of population country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 65


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




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