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Angola Communications 2008

Telephones - main lines in use: 98,200 (2006)
Telephones - mobile cellular: 3.307 million (2007)
Telephone system: general assessment: system inadequate; fewer than one fixed-line per 100 persons; combined fixed line and mobile telephone density exceeded 25 telephones per 100 persons in 2007 domestic: state-owned telecom had monopoly for fixed-lines until 2005; demand outstripped capacity, prices were high, and services poor; Telecom Namibia, through an Angolan company, became the first private licensed operator in Angola's fixed-line telephone network; Angola Telecom established mobile-cellular service in Luanda in 1993 and the network has been extended to larger towns; a privately-owned, mobile-cellular service provider began operations in 2001 international: country code - 244; landing point for the SAT-3/WASC fiber-optic submarine cable that provides connectivity to Europe and Asia; satellite earth stations - 29 (2007)
Radio broadcast stations: AM 21, FM 6, shortwave 7 (2001)
Television broadcast stations: 6 (2000)
Internet country code: .ao
Internet hosts: 3,562 (2008)
Internet users: 100,000 (2007)

NOTE: The communications information regarding Angola on this page is re-published from the 2008 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Angola Communications 2008 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Angola Communications 2008 should be addressed to the CIA.