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Bahrain Communications 2012

SOURCE: 2012 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Bahrain Communications 2012
SOURCE: 2012 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on February 15,

Telephones - main lines in use:
228,000 (2010)
country comparison to the world: 124
[see also: Telephones - main lines in use country ranks ]

Telephones - mobile cellular:
1.567 million (2010)
country comparison to the world: 143
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular country ranks ]

Telephone system:
general assessment: modern system
domestic: modern fiber-optic integrated services; digital network with rapidly growing use of mobile-cellular telephones
international: country code - 973; landing point for the Fiber-Optic Link Around the Globe (FLAG) submarine cable network that provides links to Asia, Middle East, Europe, and US; tropospheric scatter to Qatar and UAE; microwave radio relay to Saudi Arabia; satellite earth station - 1 (2007)

Broadcast media:
state-run broadcast media; Bahrain Radio and Television Corporation (BRTC) operates 5 terrestrial TV networks; satellite TV systems provide access to international broadcasts; state-run BRTC broadcasts over several radio stations; 1 private FM station directs broadcasts to Indian listeners; radio and TV broadcasts from countries in the region are available (2007)

Internet country code:
.bh

Internet hosts:
46,035 (2011)
country comparison to the world: 97
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
419,500 (2009)
country comparison to the world: 122
[see also: Internet users country ranks ]


NOTE: 1) The information regarding Bahrain on this page is re-published from the 2012 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Bahrain Communications 2012 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Bahrain Communications 2012 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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