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Djibouti Communications 2012

SOURCE: 2012 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











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


Page last updated on February 21,

Telephones - main lines in use:
18,500 (2010)
country comparison to the world: 196
[see also: Telephones - main lines in use country ranks ]

Telephones - mobile cellular:
165,600 (2010)
country comparison to the world: 181
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular country ranks ]

Telephone system:
general assessment: telephone facilities in the city of Djibouti are adequate, as are the microwave radio relay connections to outlying areas of the country
domestic: Djibouti Telecom is the sole provider of telecommunications services and utilizes mostly a microwave radio relay network; fiber-optic cable is installed in the capital; rural areas connected via wireless local loop radio systems; mobile cellular coverage is primarily limited to the area in and around Djibouti city
international: country code - 253; landing point for the SEA-ME-WE-3 optical telecommunications submarine cable with links to Asia, the Middle East, and Europe; satellite earth stations - 2 (1 Intelsat - Indian Ocean and 1 Arabsat); Medarabtel regional microwave radio relay telephone network (2009)

Broadcast media:
maintains restrictions on the licensing and operation of broadcast media; state-owned Radiodiffusion-Television de Djibouti (RTD) operates the sole terrestrial TV station as well as the only 2 domestic radio networks; no private TV or radio stations; transmissions of several international broadcasters are available (2007)

Internet country code:
.dj

Internet hosts:
209 (2011)
country comparison to the world: 199
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
25,900 (2009)
country comparison to the world: 184
[see also: Internet users country ranks ]


NOTE: 1) The information regarding Djibouti 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 Djibouti Communications 2012 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Djibouti 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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