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Sudan Communications 2012

SOURCE: 2012 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











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


Page last updated on February 8,

Telephones - main lines in use:
374,700 (2010)
country comparison to the world: 107
[see also: Telephones - main lines in use country ranks ]

Telephones - mobile cellular:
17.654 million (2010)
country comparison to the world: 47
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular country ranks ]

Telephone system:
general assessment: well-equipped system by regional standards and being upgraded; cellular communications started in 1996 and have expanded substantially with wide coverage of most major cities
domestic: consists of microwave radio relay, cable, fiber optic, radiotelephone communications, tropospheric scatter, and a domestic satellite system with 14 earth stations
international: country code - 249; linked to international submarine cable Fiber-Optic Link Around the Globe (FLAG); satellite earth stations - 1 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean), 1 Arabsat (2000)

Broadcast media:
the Sudanese Government directly controls TV and radio, requiring that both media reflect government policies; TV has a permanent military censor; a private radio station is in operation (2007)

Internet country code:
.sd

Internet hosts:
70 (2010)
country comparison to the world: 211
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
4.2 million (2008)
country comparison to the world: 56
[see also: Internet users country ranks ]


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