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Madagascar Communications 2001

Telephones - main lines in use: 43,000 (1997)
Telephones - mobile cellular: 4,000 (1997)
Telephone system: general assessment:  system is above average for the region domestic:  open-wire lines, coaxial cables, microwave radio relay, and tropospheric scatter links international:  submarine cable to Bahrain; satellite earth stations - 1 Intelsat (Indian Ocean) and 1 Intersputnik (Atlantic Ocean region)
Radio broadcast stations: AM 2 (plus 8 repeater stations), FM 7, shortwave 5 (1998)
Radios: 3.05 million (1997)
Television broadcast stations: 1 (plus 36 repeaters) (1997)
Televisions: 325,000 (1997)
Internet country code: .mg
Internet Service Providers (ISPs): 2 (2000)
Internet users: 8,000 (2000)

NOTE: The communications information regarding Madagascar on this page is re-published from the 2001 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Madagascar Communications 2001 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Madagascar Communications 2001 should be addressed to the CIA.