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Madagascar Communications 2008

Telephones - main lines in use: 133,900 (2007)
Telephones - mobile cellular: 2.218 million (2007)
Telephone system: general assessment: system is above average for the region; Antananarivo's main telephone exchange modernized in the late 1990s, but the rest of the analogue-based telephone system is poorly developed; have added more than 50,000 new fixed lines since 2005 domestic: combined fixed-line and mobile telephone density only about 12 per 100 persons international: country code - 261; submarine cable to Bahrain; satellite earth stations - 2 (1 Intelsat - Indian Ocean, 1 Intersputnik - Atlantic Ocean region) (2007)
Radio broadcast stations: AM 2 (plus a number of repeater stations), FM 9, shortwave 6 (2001)
Television broadcast stations: 1 (plus 36 repeaters) (2001)
Internet country code: .mg
Internet hosts: 11,016 (2008)
Internet users: 110,000 (2006)

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