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Lesotho Telecommunications Profile 2018

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Telephones - main lines in usetotal subscriptions: 41,158
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 2 (July 2016 est.)
Telephones - mobile cellulartotal: 2,282,917
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 117 (July 2016 est.)
Telephone systemgeneral assessment: rudimentary system consisting of a modest number of landlines, a small microwave radio relay system, and a small radiotelephone communication system; mobile-cellular telephone system is expanding
domestic: Econet Telecom Lesotho provides telecom services; fixed-line density is low; mobile-cellular service dominates the market with a subscribership now over 115 per 100 persons
international: country code - 266; satellite earth station - 1 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean) (2016)
Broadcast media1 state-owned TV station and 2 state-owned radio stations; government controls most private broadcast media; satellite TV subscription service available; transmissions of multiple international broadcasters obtainable (2008)
Internet country code.ls
Internet userstotal: 534,360
percent of population: 27.4% (July 2016 est.)

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

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