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Greenland Telecommunications Profile 2017

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Telephones - main lines in usetotal subscriptions: 16,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 28 (July 2015 est.)
Telephones - mobile cellulartotal: 61,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 106 (July 2015 est.)
Telephone systemgeneral assessment: adequate domestic and international service provided by satellite, cables, and microwave radio relay; totally digital since 1995
domestic: microwave radio relay and satellite; the fundamental telecommunications infrastructure consists of a digital radio link from Nanortalik in south Greenland to Uummannaq in north Greenland; satellites cover north and east Greenland for domestic and foreign telecommunications; a marine cable connects south and west Greenland to the rest of the world, extending from Nuuk and Qaqortoq to Canada and Iceland
international: country code - 299; satellite earth stations - 15 (12 Intelsat, 1 Eutelsat, 2 Americom GE-2 (all Atlantic Ocean)) (2015)
Broadcast mediathe Greenland Broadcasting Company provides public radio and TV services throughout the island with a broadcast station and a series of repeaters; a few private local TV and radio stations; Danish public radio rebroadcasts are available (2015)
Internet country code.gl
Internet userstotal: 39,000
percent of population: 67.6% (July 2015 est.)

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