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Cyprus Telecommunications Profile 2017

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Telephones - main lines in usetotal subscriptions: 323,707
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 27 (July 2015 est.)
Telephones - mobile cellulartotal: 1.111 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 93 (July 2015 est.)
Telephone systemgeneral assessment: excellent in both area under government control and area administered by Turkish Cypriots
domestic: open-wire, fiber-optic cable, and microwave radio relay
international: country code - 357 (area administered by Turkish Cypriots uses the country code of Turkey - 90); a number of submarine cables, including the SEA-ME-WE-3, combine to provide connectivity to Western Europe, the Middle East, and Asia; tropospheric scatter; satellite earth stations - 8 (3 Intelsat - 1 Atlantic Ocean and 2 Indian Ocean, 2 Eutelsat, 2 Intersputnik, and 1 Arabsat) (2015)
Broadcast mediamixture of state and privately run TV and radio services; the public broadcaster operates 2 TV channels and 4 radio stations; 6 private TV broadcasters, satellite and cable TV services including telecasts from Greece and Turkey, and a number of private radio stations are available; in areas administered by Turkish Cypriots, there are 2 public TV stations, 4 public radio stations, and 7 privately owned TV and 21 radio broadcast stations plus 6 radio and 4 TV channels of local universities, plus 1 radio station of military, security forces and 1 radio station of civil defense cooperation, as well as relay stations from Turkey (2017)
Internet country code.cy
Internet userstotal: 853,000
percent of population: 71.7% (July 2015 est.)

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on July 9, 2017