Bahrain



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Bahrain Communications 2008

Telephones - main lines in use: 194,200 (2006)
Telephones - mobile cellular: 1.116 million (2007)
Telephone system: general assessment: modern system domestic: modern fiber-optic integrated services; digital network with rapidly growing use of mobile-cellular telephones international: country code - 973; landing point for the Fiber-Optic Link Around the Globe (FLAG) submarine cable network that provides links to Asia, Middle East, Europe, and US; tropospheric scatter to Qatar and UAE; microwave radio relay to Saudi Arabia; satellite earth station - 1 (2007)
Radio broadcast stations: AM 2, FM 3, shortwave 0 (1998)
Television broadcast stations: 4 (1997)
Internet country code: .bh
Internet hosts: 2,621 (2008)
Internet users: 250,000 (2007)

NOTE: The communications information regarding Bahrain 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 Bahrain Communications 2008 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Bahrain Communications 2008 should be addressed to the CIA.