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World > Africa > Egypt > Communications (Facts)

Egypt - Communications (Facts)
Telephones - main lines in use: 10.808 million (2006)
Telephones - mobile cellular: 18.001 million (2006)
Telephone system: general assessment: large system; underwent extensive upgrading during 1990s and is reasonably modern; Internet access and cellular service are available
domestic: principal centers at Alexandria, Cairo, Al Mansurah, Ismailia, Suez, and Tanta are connected by coaxial cable and microwave radio relay
international: country code - 20; 5 coaxial submarine cables; satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean and Indian Ocean), 1 Arabsat, and 1 Inmarsat; tropospheric scatter to Sudan; microwave radio relay to Israel; a participant in Medarabtel (1998)
Radio broadcast stations: AM 42 (plus 15 repeaters), FM 14, shortwave 3 (1999)
Television broadcast stations: 98 (September 1995)
Internet country code: .eg
Internet hosts: 2,254 (2006)
Internet users: 6 million (2006)


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