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Laos Communications 2008

Telephones - main lines in use: 94,800 (2007)
Telephones - mobile cellular: 1.478 million (2007)
Telephone system: general assessment: service to general public is poor but improving; the government relies on a radiotelephone network to communicate with remote areas domestic: multiple service providers; mobile cellular usage growing rapidly; combined fixed-line and mobile-cellular subscribership about 25 per 100 persons international: country code - 856; satellite earth station - 1 Intersputnik (Indian Ocean region) (2007)
Radio broadcast stations: AM 7, FM 14, shortwave 2 (2006)
Television broadcast stations: 7 (includes 1 station relaying Vietnam Television from Hanoi) (2006)
Internet country code: .la
Internet hosts: 1,015 (2008)
Internet users: 100,000 (2007)

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