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Niger Communications 2008

Telephones - main lines in use: 24,000 (2005)
Telephones - mobile cellular: 900,000 (2007)
Telephone system: general assessment: inadequate; small system of wire, radio telephone communications, and microwave radio relay links concentrated in the southwestern area of Niger domestic: combined fixed-line and mobile-cellular teledensity only about 7 per 100 persons; domestic satellite system with 3 earth stations and 1 planned international: country code - 227; satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (1 Atlantic Ocean and 1 Indian Ocean)
Radio broadcast stations: AM 5, FM 6, shortwave 4 (2001)
Television broadcast stations: 5 (2007)
Internet country code: .ne
Internet hosts: 216 (2008)
Internet users: 40,000 (2006)

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