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    United Kingdom Communications - 2004
    http://www.immigration-usa.com/wfb2004/united_kingdom/united_kingdom_communications.html
    SOURCE: 2004 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Telephones - main lines in use:
      34.898 million (2002)

      Telephones - mobile cellular:
      49.677 million (2002)

      Telephone system:
      general assessment: technologically advanced domestic and international system
      domestic: equal mix of buried cables, microwave radio relay, and fiber-optic systems
      international: country code - 44; 40 coaxial submarine cables; satellite earth stations - 10 Intelsat (7 Atlantic Ocean and 3 Indian Ocean), 1 Inmarsat (Atlantic Ocean region), and 1 Eutelsat; at least 8 large international switching centers

      Radio broadcast stations:
      AM 219, FM 431, shortwave 3 (1998)

      Television broadcast stations:
      228 (plus 3,523 repeaters) (1995)

      Internet country code:
      .uk

      Internet hosts:
      2,865,930 (2002)

      Internet users:
      25 million (2002)


      NOTE: The information regarding United Kingdom on this page is re-published from the 2004 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of United Kingdom Communications 2004 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about United Kingdom Communications 2004 should be addressed to the CIA.

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