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Somalia - Communications (Facts)
Telephones - main lines in use: 100,000 (2005)
Telephones - mobile cellular: 500,000 (2005)
Telephone system: general assessment: the public telecommunications system was almost completely destroyed or dismantled by the civil war factions; private wireless companies offer service in most major cities and charge 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: 3 (2006)
Internet users: 94,000 (2006)


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