Bolivia



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Bolivia Communications 2008

Telephones - main lines in use: 678,200 (2007)
Telephones - mobile cellular: 3.254 million (2007)
Telephone system: general assessment: privatization begun in 1995; reliability has steadily improved; new subscribers face bureaucratic difficulties; most telephones are concentrated in La Paz and other cities; mobile-cellular telephone use expanding rapidly; fixed-line teledensity of 7 per 100 persons; mobile-cellular telephone density of 35 per 100 persons domestic: primary trunk system, which is being expanded, employs digital microwave radio relay; some areas are served by fiber-optic cable; mobile cellular systems are being expanded international: country code - 591; satellite earth station - 1 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean) (2007)
Radio broadcast stations: AM 171, FM 73, shortwave 77 (1999)
Television broadcast stations: 48 (1997)
Internet country code: .bo
Internet hosts: 68,428 (2008)
Internet users: 1 million (2007)

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