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Namibia Telecommunications Profile 2017

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Telephones - main lines in usetotal subscriptions: 182,507
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 8 (July 2015 est.)
Telephones - mobile cellulartotal: 2.443 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 110 (July 2012 est.)
Telephone systemgeneral assessment: good system; core fiber-optic network links most centers with digital connections
domestic: multiple mobile-cellular providers with a combined subscribership of about 110 telephones per 100 persons
international: country code - 264; fiber-optic cable to South Africa, microwave radio relay link to Botswana, direct links to other neighboring countries; connected to the South African Far East submarine cable through South Africa; connected to the West Africa Cable System, an ultra-high capacity fiber-optic submarine cable linking southern and western African countries to Europe; satellite earth stations - 4 Intelsat (2015)
Broadcast media1 private and 1 state-run TV station; satellite and cable TV service available; state-run radio service broadcasts in multiple languages; about a dozen private radio stations; transmissions of multiple international broadcasters available (2007)
Internet country code.na
Internet userstotal: 493,000
percent of population: 22.3% (July 2015 est.)

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

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