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Australia - Communications (Facts)
Telephones - main lines in use: 9.94 million (2006)
Telephones - mobile cellular: 19.76 million (2006)
Telephone system: general assessment: excellent domestic and international service
domestic: domestic satellite system; much use of radiotelephone in areas of low population density; rapid growth of mobile cellular telephones
international: country code - 61; submarine cables to New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, and Indonesia; satellite earth stations - 19 (10 Intelsat - 4 Indian Ocean and 6 Pacific Ocean, 2 Inmarsat - Indian and Pacific Ocean regions, 2 Globalstar, 5 other) (2005)
Radio broadcast stations: AM 262, FM 345, shortwave 1 (1998)
Television broadcast stations: 104 (1997)
Internet country code: .au
Internet hosts: 7.773 million (2006)
Internet users: 15.3 million (2006)


Facts at a Glance: Geography - People - Government - Economy - Communications - Transportation - Military - Climate - Current Time - Ranking Positions - Australian Dollar Exchange Rates
Notes and Commentary: People - Economy - Government and Political Conditions - Historical Highlights - Foreign Relations - Relations with U.S.



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People
Government
Economy
Communications
Transportation
Military
Climate
Current Time
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Australian Dollar Exchange Rates


Notes and Commentary
People
Economy
Government and Political Conditions
Historical Highlights
Foreign Relations
Relations with U.S.





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