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    Saudi Arabia Communications 1997

      Telephones 1.46 million (1993)

      Telephone system modern system
      domestic: extensive microwave radio relay and coaxial and fiber-optic cable systems
      international: microwave radio relay to Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait, Qatar, UAE, Yemen,and Sudan; coaxial cable to Kuwait and Jordan; submarine cable to Djibouti,Egypt and Bahrain; satellite earth stations - 5 Intelsat (3 Atlantic Oceanand 2 Indian Ocean), 1 Arabsat, and 1 Inmarsat (Indian Ocean region)

      Radio broadcast stations AM 43, FM 13, shortwave 0

      Radios 5 million (1993 est.)

      Television broadcast stations 80

      Televisions 4.5 million (1993 est.)

      NOTE: The information regarding Saudi Arabia 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 Saudi Arabia Communications 1997 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Saudi Arabia Communications 1997 should be addressed to the CIA.

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