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Sierra Leone Telecommunications Profile 2013

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Telephones - main lines in use18,000 (2012)
Telephones - mobile cellular2.21 million (2012)
Telephone systemgeneral assessment: marginal telephone service with poor infrastructure
domestic: the national microwave radio relay trunk system connects Freetown to Bo and Kenema; while mobile-cellular service is growing rapidly from a small base, service area coverage remains limited
international: country code - 232; satellite earth station - 1 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean) (2009)
Broadcast media1 government-owned TV station; 1 private TV station began operating in 2005; a pay-TV service began operations in late 2007; 1 government-owned national radio station; about two dozen private radio stations primarily clustered in major cities; transmissions of several international broadcasters are available (2007)
Internet country code.sl
Internet hosts282 (2012)
Internet users14,900 (2009)

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of February 21, 2013