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Finland Communications 2009
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SOURCE: 2009 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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Finland Communications 2009
SOURCE: 2009 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK


Telephones - main lines in use:
1.74 million (2007)

Telephones - mobile cellular:
6.08 million (2007)

Telephone system:
general assessment: modern system with excellent service
domestic: digital fiber-optic fixed-line network and an extensive cellular network provide domestic needs
international: country code - 358; submarine cables provide links to Estonia and Sweden; satellite earth stations - access to Intelsat transmission service via a Swedish satellite earth station, 1 Inmarsat (Atlantic and Indian Ocean regions); note - Finland shares the Inmarsat earth station with the other Nordic countries (Denmark, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden)

Radio broadcast stations:
AM 2, FM 59, shortwave 2 (2008)

Television broadcast stations:
120 (plus 431 repeaters) (1999); note - on 1 September 2007, Finland began broadcasting all television signals digitally; analog broadcasts via cable networks were discontinued 29 February 2008

Internet country code:
.fi; note - Aland Islands assigned .ax

Internet hosts:
3.877 million (2008)

Internet users:
3.6 million (2007)


NOTE: The information regarding Finland on this page is re-published from the 2009 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Finland Communications 2009 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Finland Communications 2009 should be addressed to the CIA.






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