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Japan Telecommunications Profile 2018

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Telephones - main lines in usetotal subscriptions: 64,024,938
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 51 (July 2016 est.)
Telephones - mobile cellulartotal: 164,265,142
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 130 (July 2016 est.)
Telephone systemgeneral assessment: excellent domestic and international service
domestic: high level of modern technology and excellent service of every kind
international: country code - 81; numerous submarine cables provide links throughout Asia, Australia, the Middle East, Europe, and US; satellite earth stations - 7 Intelsat (Pacific and Indian Oceans), 1 Intersputnik (Indian Ocean region), 2 Inmarsat (Pacific and Indian Ocean regions), and 8 SkyPerfect JSAT (2012)
Broadcast mediaa mixture of public and commercial broadcast TV and radio stations; 6 national terrestrial TV networks including 1 public broadcaster; the large number of radio and TV stations available provide a wide range of choices; satellite and cable services provide access to international channels (2012)
Internet country code.jp
Internet userstotal: 116,565,962
percent of population: 92.0% (July 2016 est.)

Source: CIA World Factbook
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