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Maldives Communications 2012

SOURCE: 2012 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











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


Page last updated on February 23,

Telephones - main lines in use:
48,000 (2010)
country comparison to the world: 165
[see also: Telephones - main lines in use country ranks ]

Telephones - mobile cellular:
494,400 (2010)
country comparison to the world: 164
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular country ranks ]

Telephone system:
general assessment: telephone services have improved; interatoll communication through microwave links; all inhabited islands and resorts are connected with telephone and fax service
domestic: each island now has at least 1 public telephone, and there are mobile-cellular networks with a rapidly expanding subscribership that has reached 125 per 100 persons
international: country code - 960; linked to international submarine cable Fiber-Optic Link Around the Globe (FLAG); satellite earth station - 3 Intelsat (Indian Ocean) (2009)

Broadcast media:
state-owned radio and television monopoly until recently; state-owned TV operates 2 channels; 2 privately-owned TV stations; state owns Voice of Maldives and operates both an entertainment and a music-based station; there are 5 privately-owned radio broadcast stations operating (2009)

Internet country code:
.mv

Internet hosts:
3,054 (2011)
country comparison to the world: 152
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
86,400 (2009)
country comparison to the world: 163
[see also: Internet users country ranks ]


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