Definition: Telephone lines are fixed telephone lines that connect a subscriber's terminal equipment to the public switched telephone network and that have a port on a telephone exchange. Integrated services digital network channels ands fixed wireless subscribers are included.
Description: The map below shows how Telephone lines varies by country. The shade of the country corresponds to the magnitude of the indicator. The darker the shade, the higher the value. The country with the highest value in the world is China, with a value of 294,383,000.00. The country with the lowest value in the world is Tuvalu, with a value of 1,620.00.
Source: International Telecommunication Union, World Telecommunication/ICT Development Report and database, and World Bank estimates.