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Ireland Communications 2009
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SOURCE: 2009 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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Ireland Communications 2009
SOURCE: 2009 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK


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

Telephones - mobile cellular:
4.94 million (2007)

Telephone system:
general assessment: modern digital system using cable and microwave radio relay
domestic: system privatized but dominated by former state monopoly operator; increasing levels of broadband access
international: country code - 353; landing point for the Hibernia-Atlantic submarine cable with links to the US, Canada, and UK; satellite earth station - 1 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean)

Radio broadcast stations:
AM 9, FM 106, shortwave 0 (1998)

Television broadcast stations:
4 (many repeaters); (projected digital broadcasting scheduled to be launched in 2009) (2008)

Internet country code:
.ie

Internet hosts:
1.242 million (2008)

Internet users:
1.708 million (2007)


NOTE: The information regarding Ireland 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 Ireland Communications 2009 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Ireland Communications 2009 should be addressed to the CIA.






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