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Latvia - Communications (Facts)
Telephones - main lines in use: 657,400 (2006)
Telephones - mobile cellular: 2.184 million (2006)
Telephone system: general assessment: recent efforts focused on bringing competition to the telecommunications sector, beginning in 2003; the number of fixed lines is decreasing as wireless telephony expands
domestic: 3 wireless service providers including Lattelekom, the incumbent monopoly
international: country code - 371; the Latvian network is now connected via fiber optic cable to Estonia, Finland, and Sweden
Radio broadcast stations: AM 8, FM 56, shortwave 1 (1998)
Television broadcast stations: 44 (plus 31 repeaters) (1995)
Internet country code: .lv
Internet hosts: 65,858 (2006)
Internet users: 1.071 million (2006)


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



Facts at a Glance
Geography
People
Government
Economy
Communications
Transportation
Military
Climate
Current Time
Ranking Positions
Latvian Lats Exchange Rates


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





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