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    Nigeria Communications 2000

      Telephones - main lines in use: 405,000 (1995)

      Telephones - mobile cellular: 10,000 (1999)

      Telephone system: an inadequate system, further limited by poor maintenance; major expansion is required and a start has been made
      domestic: intercity traffic is carried by coaxial cable, microwave radio relay, a domestic communications satellite system with 19 earth stations, and a coastal submarine cable; mobile cellular facilities and the Internet are available
      international: satellite earth stations - 3 Intelsat (2 Atlantic Ocean and 1 Indian Ocean); coaxial submarine cable SAFE (South African Far East)

      Radio broadcast stations: AM 82, FM 35, shortwave 11 (1998)

      Radios: 23.5 million (1997)

      Television broadcast stations: 2 government-controlled; note - in addition, in 1993, 14 licenses to operate private television stations were granted (1999)

      Televisions: 6.9 million (1997)

      Internet Service Providers (ISPs): 5 (1999)

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