European Union



Flags of All Countries

European Union Communications 2008

Telephones - main lines in use: 238 million (2005)
Telephones - mobile cellular: 466 million (2005)
Telephone system: note - see individual country entries of member states
Radio broadcast stations: AM 930, FM 13,655, shortwave 71 (1998); note - sum of individual country radio broadcast stations; there is also a European-wide station (Euroradio)
Television broadcast stations: 2,700 (1995); note - sum of individual country television broadcast stations excluding repeaters; there is also a European-wide station (Eurovision)
Internet country code: .eu (effective 2005); note - see country entries of member states for individual country codes
Internet hosts: 31,693 (2008); note - this sum reflects the number of internet hosts assigned the .eu internet country code
Internet users: 247 million (2006)

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