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World > Middle East > Syria > Communications (Facts)

Syria - Communications (Facts)
Telephones - main lines in use: 2.903 million (2005)
Telephones - mobile cellular: 4.675 million (2006)
Telephone system: general assessment: fair system currently undergoing significant improvement and digital upgrades, including fiber-optic technology
domestic: coaxial cable and microwave radio relay network
international: country code - 963; satellite earth stations - 1 Intelsat (Indian Ocean) and 1 Intersputnik (Atlantic Ocean region); 1 submarine cable; coaxial cable and microwave radio relay to Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, and Turkey; participant in Medarabtel
Radio broadcast stations: AM 14, FM 2, shortwave 1 (1998)
Television broadcast stations: 44 (plus 17 repeaters) (1995)
Internet country code: .sy
Internet hosts: 66 (2006)
Internet users: 1.5 million (2006)


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