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Djibouti Telecommunications Profile 2016

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Telephones - main lines in usetotal subscriptions: 23,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 3 (July 2015 est.)
Telephones - mobile cellulartotal: 312,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 38 (July 2015 est.)
Telephone systemgeneral assessment: telephone facilities in the city of Djibouti are adequate, as are the microwave radio relay connections to outlying areas of the country
domestic: Djibouti Telecom is the sole provider of telecommunications services and utilizes mostly a microwave radio relay network; fiber-optic cable is installed in the capital; rural areas connected via wireless local loop radio systems; mobile cellular coverage is primarily limited to the area in and around Djibouti city
international: country code - 253; landing point for the SEA-ME-WE-3 and EASSy fiber-optic submarine cable systems providing links to Asia, the Middle East, Europe and North America; satellite earth stations - 2 (1 Intelsat - Indian Ocean and 1 Arabsat); Medarabtel regional microwave radio relay telephone network (2015)
Broadcast mediastate-owned Radiodiffusion-Television de Djibouti operates the sole terrestrial TV station, as well as the only 2 domestic radio networks; no private TV or radio stations; transmissions of several international broadcasters are available (2007)
Internet country code.dj
Internet userstotal: 99,000
percent of population: 11.9% (July 2015 est.)

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on October 8, 2016

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