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Cameroon Communications 2008

Telephones - main lines in use: 130,700 (2006)
Telephones - mobile cellular: 4.536 million (2007)
Telephone system: general assessment: fixed-line connections stand at less than 1 per 100 persons; equipment is old and outdated, and connections with many parts of the country are unreliable; mobile-cellular usage, in part a reflection of the poor condition and general inadequacy of the fixed-line network, increased more than 6-fold between 2002 and 2007 reaching a subscribership base of 25 per 100 persons domestic: cable, microwave radio relay, and tropospheric scatter international: country code - 237; landing point for the SAT-3/WASC fiber-optic submarine cable that provides connectivity to Europe and Asia; satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean) (2007)
Radio broadcast stations: AM 2, FM 9, shortwave 3 (2001)
Television broadcast stations: 1 (2001)
Internet country code: .cm
Internet hosts: 69 (2008)
Internet users: 370,000 (2006)

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