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Malaysia Communications 2008

Telephones - main lines in use: 4.35 million (2007)
Telephones - mobile cellular: 23.347 million (2007)
Telephone system: general assessment: modern system; international service excellent domestic: good intercity service provided on Peninsular Malaysia mainly by microwave radio relay; adequate intercity microwave radio relay network between Sabah and Sarawak via Brunei; domestic satellite system with 2 earth stations; combined fixed-line and mobile cellular teledensity exceeds 110 per 100 persons international: country code - 60; landing point for several major international submarine cable networks that provide connectivity to Asia, Middle East, and Europe; satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (1 Indian Ocean, 1 Pacific Ocean) (2007)
Radio broadcast stations: AM 35, FM 391, shortwave 15 (2001)
Television broadcast stations: 88 (mainland Malaysia 51, Sabah 16, and Sarawak 21) (2006)
Internet country code: .my
Internet hosts: 377,716 (2008)
Internet users: 15.868 million (2007)

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