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Sweden Telecommunications Profile 2017

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Telephones - main lines in usetotal subscriptions: 3,554,665
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 36 (July 2015 est.)
Telephones - mobile cellulartotal: 12.639 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 129 (July 2015 est.)
Telephone systemgeneral assessment: highly developed telecommunications infrastructure; ranked among leading countries for fixed-line, mobile-cellular, Internet, and broadband penetration
domestic: coaxial and multiconductor cables carry most of the voice traffic; parallel microwave radio relay systems carry some additional telephone channels
international: country code - 46; submarine cables provide links to other Nordic countries and Europe; satellite earth stations - 1 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean), 1 Eutelsat, and 1 Inmarsat (Atlantic and Indian Ocean regions); note - Sweden shares the Inmarsat earth station with the other Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, and Norway) (2015)
Broadcast mediapublicly owned TV broadcaster operates 2 terrestrial networks plus regional stations; multiple privately owned TV broadcasters operating nationally, regionally, and locally; about 50 local TV stations; widespread access to pan-Nordic and international broadcasters through multi-channel cable and satellite TV; publicly owned radio broadcaster operates 3 national stations and a network of 25 regional channels; roughly 100 privately owned local radio stations with some consolidating into near national networks; an estimated 900 community and neighborhood radio stations broadcast intermittently (2008)
Internet country code.se
Internet userstotal: 8.881 million
percent of population: 90.6% (July 2015 est.)

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

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