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Madagascar Communications

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Telephones - main lines in use: 43,000 (1997)
Telephones - mobile cellular: 4,000 (1997)
Telephone system: general assessment:  system is above average for the region

domestic:  open-wire lines, coaxial cables, microwave radio relay, and tropospheric scatter links

international:  submarine cable to Bahrain; satellite earth stations - 1 Intelsat (Indian Ocean) and 1 Intersputnik (Atlantic Ocean region)
Radio broadcast stations: AM 2 (plus 8 repeater stations), FM 7, shortwave 5 (1998)
Radios: 3.05 million (1997)
Television broadcast stations: 1 (plus 36 repeaters) (1997)
Televisions: 325,000 (1997)
Internet country code: .mg
Internet Service Providers (ISPs): 2 (2000)
Internet users: 8,000 (2000)


Countryfacts Information Courtesy: CIA Worldbook

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