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Tonga Communications 2012

SOURCE: 2012 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











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


Page last updated on February 8,

Telephones - main lines in use:
31,000 (2010)
country comparison to the world: 180
[see also: Telephones - main lines in use country ranks ]

Telephones - mobile cellular:
54,300 (2010)
country comparison to the world: 198
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular country ranks ]

Telephone system:
general assessment: competition between Tonga Telecommunications Corporation (TCC) and Shoreline Communications Tonga (SCT) is accelerating expansion of telecommunications; SCT granted approval to introduce high-speed digital service for telephone, Internet, and television while TCC has exclusive rights to operate the mobile-phone network; international telecom services are provided by government-owned Tonga Telecommunications International (TTI)
domestic: combined fixed-line and mobile-cellular teledensity about 70 telephones per 100 persons; fully automatic switched network
international: country code - 676; satellite earth station - 1 Intelsat (Pacific Ocean) (2009)

Broadcast media:
2 state-owned television stations and 2 privately-owned stations; satellite and cable TV services are available; 2 state-owned and 3 privately-owned radio stations; Radio Australia broadcasts obtainable via a satellite feed (2009)

Internet country code:
.to

Internet hosts:
20,847 (2010)
country comparison to the world: 114
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
8,400 (2009)
country comparison to the world: 202
[see also: Internet users country ranks ]


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