Greece



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Greece Communications 2008

Telephones - main lines in use: 6.227 million (2007)
Telephones - mobile cellular: 11.997 million (2007)
Telephone system: general assessment: adequate, modern networks reach all areas; good mobile telephone and international service domestic: microwave radio relay trunk system; extensive open-wire connections; submarine cable to offshore islands international: country code - 30; landing point for the SEA-ME-WE-3 optical telecommunications submarine cable that provides links to Europe, Middle East, and Asia; a number of smaller submarine cables provide connectivity to various parts of Europe, the Middle East, and Cyprus; tropospheric scatter; satellite earth stations - 4 (2 Intelsat - 1 Atlantic Ocean and 1 Indian Ocean, 1 Eutelsat, and 1 Inmarsat - Indian Ocean region)
Radio broadcast stations: AM 26, FM 88, shortwave 4 (1998)
Television broadcast stations: 36 (plus 1,341 repeaters); also 2 stations in the US Armed Forces Radio and Television Service (1995)
Internet country code: .gr
Internet hosts: 1.626 million (2008)
Internet users: 2.54 million (2007)

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