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Guyana Telecommunications Profile 2018

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Telephones - main lines in usetotal subscriptions: 153,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 21 (July 2016 est.)
Telephones - mobile cellulartotal: 539,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 73 (July 2016 est.)
Telephone systemgeneral assessment: reliable international long distance service; 100% digital network; national transmission supported by fiber optic cable and rural network by microwaves; more than 150,000 lines; many areas still lack fixed-line telephone services
domestic: fixed-line teledensity is about 20 per 100 persons; mobile-cellular teledensity about 75 per 100 persons
international: country code - 592; SIP trunking to most providers; international calls via diverse fiber optic cables; satellite earth station - 1 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean) (2017)
Broadcast mediagovernment-dominated broadcast media; the National Communications Network (NCN) TV is state-owned; a few private TV stations relay satellite services; the state owns and operates 2 radio stations broadcasting on multiple frequencies capable of reaching the entire country; government limits on licensing of new private radio stations has constrained competition in broadcast media (2017)
Internet country code.gy
Internet userstotal: 262,425
percent of population: 35.7% (July 2016 est.)

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

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