Canada



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Canada Communications 2008

Telephones - main lines in use: 21 million (2006)
Telephones - mobile cellular: 18.749 million (2006)
Telephone system: general assessment: excellent service provided by modern technology domestic: domestic satellite system with about 300 earth stations international: country code - 1; submarine cables provide links to the US and Europe; satellite earth stations - 7 (5 Intelsat - 4 Atlantic Ocean and 1 Pacific Ocean, and 2 Intersputnik - Atlantic Ocean region) (2007)
Radio broadcast stations: AM 245, FM 582, shortwave 6 (2004)
Television broadcast stations: 80 (plus many repeaters) (1997)
Internet country code: .ca
Internet hosts: 5.119 million (2008)
Internet users: 28 million (2007)

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