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Colombia Communications 2015

SOURCE: 2015 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Colombia Communications 2015
SOURCE: 2015 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on June 22, 2014

Telephones - main lines in use:
6.291 million (2012)
country comparison to the world: 27
[see also: Telephones - main lines in use country ranks ]

Telephones - mobile cellular:
49.066 million (2012)
country comparison to the world: 29
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular country ranks ]

Telephone system:
general assessment: modern system in many respects with a nationwide microwave radio relay system, a domestic satellite system with 41 earth stations, and a fiber-optic network linking 50 cities; telecommunications sector liberalized during the 1990s; multiple providers of both fixed-line and mobile-cellular services
domestic: fixed-line connections stand at about 15 per 100 persons; mobile cellular telephone subscribership is about 100 per 100 persons; competition among cellular service providers is resulting in falling local and international calling rates and contributing to the steep decline in the market share of fixed line services
international: country code - 57; multiple submarine cable systems provide links to the US, parts of the Caribbean, and Central and South America; satellite earth stations - 10 (6 Intelsat, 1 Inmarsat, 3 fully digitalized international switching centers) (2011)

Broadcast media:
combination of state-owned and privately owned broadcast media provide service; more than 500 radio stations and many national, regional, and local TV stations (2007)

Internet country code:
.co

Internet hosts:
4.41 million (2012)
country comparison to the world: 24
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
22.538 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 18
[see also: Internet users country ranks ]


NOTE: 1) The information regarding Colombia on this page is re-published from the 2015 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Colombia Communications 2015 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Colombia Communications 2015 should be addressed to the CIA.
2) The rank that you see is the CIA reported rank, which may habe the following issues:
  a) They assign increasing rank number, alphabetically for countries with the same value of the ranked item, whereas we assign them the same rank.
  b) The CIA sometimes assignes counterintuitive ranks. For example, it assigns unemployment rates in increasing order, whereas we rank them in decreasing order






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