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    China Communications 1997
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    SOURCE: 1997 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Telephones 20 million (1994 est.)

      Telephone system domestic and international services are increasingly available for privateuse; unevenly distributed domestic system serves principal cities, industrialcenters, and most townships
      domestic: telephone lines are being expanded to 100 million by 1996; interprovincialfiber-optic trunk lines and cellular telephone systems have been installed;a domestic satellite system with 55 earth stations is in place
      international: satellite earth stations - 5 Intelsat (4 Pacific Ocean and 1 IndianOcean), 1 Intersputnik (Indian Ocean Region) and 1 Inmarsat (Pacific and IndianOcean Regions); several international fiber-optic links to Japan, South Korea,and Hong Kong

      Radio broadcast stations AM 274, FM NA, shortwave 0

      Radios 216.5 million (1992 est.)

      Television broadcast stations 202 (repeaters 2,050)

      Televisions 75 million

      NOTE: The information regarding China on this page is re-published from the 1997 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of China Communications 1997 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about China Communications 1997 should be addressed to the CIA.

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