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Cote d'Ivoire Telecommunications Profile 2018

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Telephones - main lines in usetotal subscriptions: 289,108
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 1 (July 2016 est.)
Telephones - mobile cellulartotal: 27,451,250
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 116 (July 2016 est.)
Telephone systemgeneral assessment: well-developed by African standards; telecommunications sector privatized in late 1990s and operational fixed lines have increased since that time with 2 fixed-line providers operating over open-wire lines, microwave radio relay, and fiber-optics; 90% digitalized
domestic: with multiple mobile-cellular service providers competing in the market, usage has increased sharply to about 115 per 100 persons
international: country code - 225; landing point for the SAT-3/WASC fiber-optic submarine cable that provides connectivity to Europe and Asia; satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (1 Atlantic Ocean and 1 Indian Ocean) (2016)
Broadcast media2 state-owned TV stations; no private terrestrial TV stations, but satellite TV subscription service is available; 2 state-owned radio stations; some private radio stations; transmissions of several international broadcasters are available (2007)
Internet country code.ci
Internet userstotal: 6,297,676
percent of population: 26.5% (July 2016 est.)

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on January 20, 2018

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