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Afghanistan Telecommunications Profile 2014

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Telephones - main lines in use13,500 (2012)
Telephones - mobile cellular18 million (2012)
Telephone systemgeneral assessment: limited fixed-line telephone service; an increasing number of Afghans utilize mobile-cellular phone networks
domestic: aided by the presence of multiple providers, mobile-cellular telephone service continues to improve rapidly; the Afghan Ministry of Communications and Information claims that more than 90 percent of the population live in areas with access to mobile-cellular services
international: country code - 93; multiple VSAT's provide international and domestic voice and data connectivity (2012)
Broadcast mediastate-owned broadcaster, Radio Television Afghanistan (RTA), operates a series of radio and television stations in Kabul and the provinces; an estimated 150 private radio stations, 50 TV stations, and about a dozen international broadcasters are available (2007)
Internet country code.af
Internet hosts223 (2012)
Internet users1 million (2009)

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of August 23, 2014