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Bahamas, The Telecommunications Profile

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Telephones - main lines in use
total subscriptions: 78,439
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 23.4 (2019 est.)
Telephones - mobile cellular
total subscriptions: 366,217
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 109.25 (2019 est.)
Broadcast media
The Bahamas has 4 major TV providers that provide service to all major islands in the archipelago; 1 TV station is operated by government-owned, commercially run Broadcasting Corporation of the Bahamas (BCB) and competes freely with 4 privately owned TV stations; multi-channel cable TV subscription service is widely available; there are 32 licensed broadcast (radio) service providers, 31 are privately owned FM radio stations operating on New Providence, Grand Bahama Island, Abaco Island, and on smaller islands in the country; the BCB operates a multi-channel radio broadcasting network that has national coverage; the sector is regulated by the Utilities Regulation and Competition Authority (2019)
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Internet users
total: 282,739
percent of population: 85% (July 2018 est.)
Broadband - fixed subscriptions
total: 87,067
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 26 (2018 est.)

Source: CIA World Factbook
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