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Bangladesh Communications 2008

Telephones - main lines in use: 1.187 million (2007)
Telephones - mobile cellular: 34.37 million (2007)
Telephone system: general assessment: inadequate for a modern country; fixed-line telephone density remains less than 1 per 100 persons; mobile-cellular telephone subscribership has been increasing rapidly and is approaching 25 per 100 persons domestic: modernizing; introducing digital systems; trunk systems include VHF and UHF microwave radio relay links, and some fiber-optic cable in cities international: country code - 880; landing point for the SEA-ME-WE-4 fiber-optic submarine cable system that provides links to Europe, the Middle East, and Asia; satellite earth stations - 6; international radiotelephone communications and landline service to neighboring countries (2007)
Radio broadcast stations: AM 15, FM 13, shortwave 2 (2006)
Television broadcast stations: 15 (1999)
Internet country code: .bd
Internet hosts: 1,440 (2008)
Internet users: 500,000 (2007)

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