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Gambia, The Communications 2015

SOURCE: 2015 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Gambia, The Communications 2015
SOURCE: 2015 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on June 22, 2014

Telephones - main lines in use:
64,200 (2012)
country comparison to the world: 159
[see also: Telephones - main lines in use country ranks ]

Telephones - mobile cellular:
1.526 million (2012)
country comparison to the world: 151
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular country ranks ]

Telephone system:
general assessment: adequate microwave radio relay and open-wire network; state-owned Gambia Telecommunications partially privatized in 2007
domestic: combined fixed-line and mobile-cellular teledensity, aided by multiple mobile-cellular providers, is roughly 80 per 100 persons
international: country code - 220; microwave radio relay links to Senegal and Guinea-Bissau; a landing station for the Africa Coast to Europe (ACE) undersea fiber-optic cable is scheduled for completion in 2011; satellite earth station - 1 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean) (2011)

Broadcast media:
state-owned, single-channel TV service; state-owned radio station and 4 privately owned radio stations; transmissions of multiple international broadcasters are available, some via shortwave radio; cable and satellite TV subscription services are obtainable in some parts of the country (2007)

Internet country code:
.gm

Internet hosts:
656 (2012)
country comparison to the world: 179
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
130,100 (2009)
country comparison to the world: 150
[see also: Internet users country ranks ]


NOTE: 1) The information regarding Gambia, The 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 Gambia, The Communications 2015 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Gambia, The 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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