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Syria Telecommunications Profile

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Telephones - main lines in use
total subscriptions: 3,097,164
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 16.66 (2019 est.)
Telephones - mobile cellular
total subscriptions: 21.115 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 113.58 (2019 est.)
Broadcast media
state-run TV and radio broadcast networks; state operates 2 TV networks and 5 satellite channels; roughly two-thirds of Syrian homes have a satellite dish providing access to foreign TV broadcasts; 3 state-run radio channels; first private radio station launched in 2005; private radio broadcasters prohibited from transmitting news or political content (2018)
Internet country code
Internet users
total: 6,077,510
percent of population: 34.25% (July 2018 est.)
Broadband - fixed subscriptions
total: 1,328,688
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 7 (2018 est.)

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on Friday, November 27, 2020

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