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Somalia Communications 2009
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SOURCE: 2009 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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Telephones - main lines in use:
100,000 (2007)

Telephones - mobile cellular:
600,000 (2007)

Telephone system:
general assessment: the public telecommunications system was almost completely destroyed or dismantled during the civil war; private companies offer limited local fixed-line service and private wireless companies offer service in most major cities while charging the lowest international rates on the continent
domestic: local cellular telephone systems have been established in Mogadishu and in several other population centers
international: country code - 252; international connections are available from Mogadishu by satellite (2001)

Radio broadcast stations:
AM 0, FM 11 (also 1 station each in Puntland and Somaliland), shortwave 1 (in Mogadishu) (2001)

Television broadcast stations:
4 (2 in Mogadishu and 2 in Hargeisa) (2001)

Internet country code:
.so

Internet hosts:
1 (2008)

Internet users:
98,000 (2007)


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



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