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Ghana Communications 2015

SOURCE: 2015 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











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


Page last updated on June 22, 2014

Telephones - main lines in use:
285,000 (2012)
country comparison to the world: 120
[see also: Telephones - main lines in use country ranks ]

Telephones - mobile cellular:
25.618 million (2012)
country comparison to the world: 42
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular country ranks ]

Telephone system:
general assessment: primarily microwave radio relay; wireless local loop has been installed; outdated and unreliable fixed-line infrastructure heavily concentrated in Accra
domestic: competition among multiple mobile-cellular providers has spurred growth with a subscribership of more than 80 per 100 persons and rising
international: country code - 233; landing point for the SAT-3/WASC, Main One, and GLO-1 fiber-optic submarine cables that provide connectivity to South Africa, Europe, and Asia; satellite earth stations - 4 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean); microwave radio relay link to Panaftel system connects Ghana to its neighbors (2009)

Broadcast media:
state-owned TV station, 2 state-owned radio networks; several privately owned TV stations and a large number of privately owned radio stations; transmissions of multiple international broadcasters are accessible; several cable and satellite TV subscription services are obtainable (2007)

Internet country code:
.gh

Internet hosts:
59,086 (2012)
country comparison to the world: 93
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
1.297 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 93
[see also: Internet users country ranks ]


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