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Ghana Telecommunications Profile 2018

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Telephones - main lines in usetotal subscriptions: 251,490
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 1 (July 2016 est.)
Telephones - mobile cellulartotal: 38,305,078
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 142 (July 2016 est.)
Telephone systemgeneral assessment: primarily microwave radio relay; wireless local loop has been installed; outdated and unreliable fixed-line infrastructure heavily concentrated in Accra
domestic: competition among multiple mobile-cellular providers has spurred growth with a subscribership of more than 140 per 100 persons and rising
international: country code - 233; landing point for the SAT-3/WASC, Main One, and GLO-1 fiber-optic submarine cables that provide connectivity to South Africa, Europe, and Asia; satellite earth stations - 4 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean); microwave radio relay link to Panaftel system connects Ghana to its neighbors (2016)
Broadcast mediastate-owned TV station, 2 state-owned radio networks; several privately owned TV stations and a large number of privately owned radio stations; transmissions of multiple international broadcasters are accessible; several cable and satellite TV subscription services are obtainable (2007)
Internet country code.gh
Internet userstotal: 9,328,018
percent of population: 34.7% (July 2016 est.)

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

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