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World > Africa > Libya > Communications (Facts)

Libya - Communications (Facts)
Telephones - main lines in use: 483,000 (2006)
Telephones - mobile cellular: 3.928 million (2006)
Telephone system: general assessment: telecommunications system is being modernized; mobile cellular telephone system became operational in 1996
domestic: microwave radio relay, coaxial cable, cellular, tropospheric scatter, and a domestic satellite system with 14 earth stations
international: country code - 218; satellite earth stations - 4 Intelsat, NA Arabsat, and NA Intersputnik; submarine cables to France and Italy; microwave radio relay to Tunisia and Egypt; tropospheric scatter to Greece; participant in Medarabtel (1999)
Radio broadcast stations: AM 16, FM 3, shortwave 3 (2001)
Television broadcast stations: 12 (plus 1 repeater) (1999)
Internet country code: .ly
Internet hosts: 31 (2006)
Internet users: 232,000 (2005)


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