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    Albania Communications

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    Telephones - main lines in use: 87,000 (1997)
    Telephones - mobile cellular: 3,100 (1999)
    Telephone system: general assessment:  Albania has the poorest telephone service in Europe with fewer than two telephones per 100 inhabitants; it is doubtful that every village has telephone service

    domestic:  obsolete wire system; no longer provides a telephone for every village; in 1992, following the fall of the communist government, peasants cut the wire to about 1,000 villages and used it to build fences

    international:  inadequate; international traffic carried by microwave radio relay from the Tirana exchange to Italy and Greece
    Radio broadcast stations: AM 16, FM 3, shortwave 2 (1999)
    Radios: 810,000 (1997)
    Television broadcast stations: 9 (plus 264 repeaters) (1995)
    Televisions: 405,000 (1997)
    Internet country code: .al
    Internet Service Providers (ISPs): 7 (2000)
    Internet users: 2,500 (2000)


    Countryfacts Information Courtesy: CIA Worldbook

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