Benin



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Benin Communications 2008

Telephones - main lines in use: 110,300 (2007)
Telephones - mobile cellular: 1.895 million (2007)
Telephone system: general assessment: inadequate; fixed-line network characterized by aging, deteriorating equipment with fixed-line teledensity stuck at 1 per 100 persons; mobile-cellular telephone subscribership is increasing domestic: system of open-wire, microwave radio relay, and cellular connections; multiple mobile-cellular providers international: country code - 229; landing point for the SAT-3/WASC fiber-optic submarine cable that provides connectivity to Europe and Asia; satellite earth stations - 7 (Intelsat-Atlantic Ocean) (2007)
Radio broadcast stations: AM 1, FM 34, shortwave 1 (2007)
Television broadcast stations: 6 (2007)
Internet country code: .bj
Internet hosts: 848 (2008)
Internet users: 150,000 (2007)

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