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Eritrea Telecommunications Profile 2018

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Telephones - main lines in usetotal subscriptions: 66,086
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 1 (July 2016 est.)
Telephones - mobile cellulartotal: 506,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 9 (July 2016 est.)
Telephone systemgeneral assessment: woefully inadequate service provided by state-owned telecom monopoly; most fixed-line telephones are in Asmara; cell phone use only slowly increasing throughout the country; no data service
domestic: combined fixed-line and mobile-cellular subscribership is less than 10 per 100 persons
international: country code - 291 (2016)
Broadcast mediagovernment controls broadcast media with private ownership prohibited; 1 state-owned TV station; state-owned radio operates 2 networks; purchases of satellite dishes and subscriptions to international broadcast media are permitted (2007)
Internet country code.er
Internet userstotal: 69,095
percent of population: 1.2% (July 2016 est.)

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

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