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Netherlands - Communications (Facts)
Telephones - main lines in use: 7.6 million (2005)
Telephones - mobile cellular: 15.834 million (2005)
Telephone system: general assessment: highly developed and well maintained
domestic: extensive fixed-line fiber-optic network; cellular telephone system is one of the largest in Europe with 5 major network operators utilizing the third generation of the Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
international: country code - 31; 9 submarine cables; satellite earth stations - 3 Intelsat (1 Indian Ocean and 2 Atlantic Ocean), 1 Eutelsat, and 1 Inmarsat (Atlantic and Indian Ocean regions) (2004)
Radio broadcast stations: AM 4, FM 246, shortwave 3 (2004)
Television broadcast stations: 21 (plus 26 repeaters) (1995)
Internet country code: .nl
Internet hosts: 8.363 million (2006)
Internet users: 14.544 million (2006)


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