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Thailand Telecommunications Profile 2018

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Telephones - main lines in usetotal subscriptions: 4.706 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 7 (July 2016 est.)
Telephones - mobile cellulartotal: 116.606 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 171 (July 2016 est.)
Telephone systemgeneral assessment: high quality system, especially in urban areas like Bangkok
domestic: fixed-line system provided by both a government-owned and commercial provider; wireless service expanding rapidly
international: country code - 66; connected to major submarine cable systems providing links throughout Asia, Australia, Middle East, Europe, and US; satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (1 Indian Ocean, 1 Pacific Ocean) (2016)
Broadcast media26 digital TV stations in Bangkok broadcast nationally, 6 terrestrial TV stations in Bangkok broadcast nationally via relay stations - 2 of the stations are owned by the military, the other 4 are government-owned or controlled, leased to private enterprise, and all are required to broadcast government-produced news programs twice a day; multi-channel satellite and cable TV subscription services are available; radio frequencies have been allotted for more than 500 government and commercial radio stations; many small community radio stations operate with low-power transmitters (2017)
Internet country code.th
Internet userstotal: 32,398,778
percent of population: 47.5% (July 2016 est.)

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

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