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Uzbekistan Communications 2009
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SOURCE: 2009 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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SOURCE: 2009 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK


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

Telephones - mobile cellular:
10.4 million (2008)

Telephone system:
general assessment: antiquated and inadequate; in serious need of modernization
domestic: the main line telecommunications system is dilapidated and telephone density is low; the state-owned telecommunications company, Uzbektelecom, is using loans from the Japanese government and the China Development Bank to improve mainline services; completion of conversion to digital exchanges planned for 2010; mobile services are growing rapidly, with the subscriber base reaching 10.4 million in 2008
international: country code - 998; linked by fiber-optic cable or microwave radio relay with CIS member states and to other countries by leased connection via the Moscow international gateway switch; after the completion of the Uzbek link to the Trans-Asia-Europe (TAE) fiber-optic cable, Uzbekistan plans to establish a fiber-optic connection to Afghanistan (2008)

Radio broadcast stations:
AM 4, FM 12, shortwave 3 (2008)

Television broadcast stations:
28 (includes 1 cable rebroadcaster in Tashkent and approximately 20 stations in regional capitals) (2006)

Internet country code:
.uz

Internet hosts:
38,183 (2008)

Internet users:
2.1 million (2008)


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






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