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Ghana Communications 2008

Telephones - main lines in use: 376,500 (2007)
Telephones - mobile cellular: 7.604 million (2007)
Telephone system: general assessment: outdated and unreliable fixed-line infrastructure heavily concentrated in Accra; competition among multiple mobile-cellular providers has spurred growth with subscribership about 35 per 100 persons and rising domestic: primarily microwave radio relay; wireless local loop has been installed international: country code - 233; landing point for the SAT-3/WASC fiber-optic submarine cable that provides connectivity to Europe and Asia; satellite earth stations - 4 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean); microwave radio relay link to Panaftel system connects Ghana to its neighbors (2007)
Radio broadcast stations: AM 0, FM 86, shortwave 3 (2007)
Television broadcast stations: 7 (2007)
Internet country code: .gh
Internet hosts: 24,018 (2008)
Internet users: 650,000 (2007)

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