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Estonia Telecommunications Profile 2018

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Telephones - main lines in usetotal subscriptions: 370,589
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 29 (July 2016 est.)
Telephones - mobile cellulartotal: 1,897,921
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 151 (July 2016 est.)
Telephone systemgeneral assessment: foreign investment in the form of joint business ventures greatly improved telephone service with a wide range of high-quality voice, data, and Internet services available
domestic: substantial fiber-optic cable systems carry telephone, TV, and radio traffic in the digital mode; Internet services are widely available; schools and libraries are connected to the Internet, a large percentage of the population files income tax returns online, and online voting - in local and parliamentary elections - has climbed steadily since first introduced in 2005; 85% of Estonian households have broadband access
international: country code - 372; fiber-optic cables to Finland, Sweden, Latvia, and Russia provide worldwide packet-switched service; 2 international switches are located in Tallinn (2016)
Broadcast mediathe publicly owned broadcaster, Eesti Rahvusringhaaling (ERR), operates 3 TV channels and 5 radio networks; growing number of private commercial radio stations broadcasting nationally, regionally, and locally; fully transitioned to digital television in 2010; national private TV channels expanding service; a range of channels are aimed at Russian-speaking viewers; in 2016, there were 42 on-demand services available in Estonia, including 19 pay TVOD and SVOD services; roughly 85% of households accessed digital television services (2016)
Internet country code.ee
Internet userstotal: 1,097,921
percent of population: 87.2% (July 2016 est.)

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

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