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Mauritania Communications

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Telephones - main lines in use: 26,000 (2000)
Telephones - mobile cellular: NA
Telephone system: general assessment:  limited system of cable and open-wire lines, minor microwave radio relay links, and radiotelephone communications stations (improvements being made)

domestic:  mostly cable and open-wire lines; a recently completed domestic satellite telecommunications system links Nouakchott with regional capitals

international:  satellite earth stations - 1 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean) and 2 Arabsat
Radio broadcast stations: AM 1, FM 2, shortwave 1 (1998)
Radios: 360,000 (1997)
Television broadcast stations: 1 (1997)
Televisions: 87,000 (1998)
Internet country code: .mr
Internet Service Providers (ISPs): 5 (2000)
Internet users: 3,500 (2000)


Countryfacts Information Courtesy: CIA Worldbook

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