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Norway Telecommunications Profile 2018

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Telephones - main lines in usetotal subscriptions: 863,855
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 16 (July 2016 est.)
Telephones - mobile cellulartotal: 5,718,740
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 109 (July 2016 est.)
Telephone systemgeneral assessment: modern in all respects; one of the most advanced telecommunications networks in Europe
domestic: Norway has a domestic satellite system; the prevalence of rural areas encourages the wide use of mobile-cellular systems
international: country code - 47; 2 buried coaxial cable systems; submarine cables provide links to other Nordic countries and Europe; satellite earth stations - NA Eutelsat, NA Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean), and 1 Inmarsat (Atlantic and Indian Ocean regions); note - Norway shares the Inmarsat earth station with the other Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, and Sweden) (2016)
Broadcast mediastate-owned public radio-TV broadcaster operates 3 nationwide TV stations, 3 nationwide radio stations, and 16 regional radio stations; roughly a dozen privately owned TV stations broadcast nationally and roughly another 25 local TV stations broadcasting; nearly 75% of households have access to multi-channel cable or satellite TV; 2 privately owned radio stations broadcast nationwide and another 240 stations operate locally; Norway is the first country in the world to phase out FM radio in favor of Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB), a process scheduled for completion in late 2017 (2017)
Internet country code.no
Internet userstotal: 5,122,904
percent of population: 97.3% (July 2016 est.)

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

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