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











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


Page last updated on June 22, 2014

Telephones - main lines in use:
2.007 million (2012)
country comparison to the world: 57
[see also: Telephones - main lines in use country ranks ]

Telephones - mobile cellular:
4.906 million (2012)
country comparison to the world: 114
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular country ranks ]

Telephone system:
general assessment: modern digital system using cable and microwave radio relay
domestic: system privatized but dominated by former state monopoly operator; increasing levels of broadband access particularly in urban areas
international: country code - 353; landing point for the Hibernia-Atlantic submarine cable with links to the US, Canada, and UK; satellite earth stations - 81 (2014)

Broadcast media:
publicly owned broadcaster Radio Telefis Eireann (RTE) operates 2 TV stations; commercial TV stations are available; about 75% of households utilize multi-channel satellite and TV services that provide access to a wide range of stations; RTE operates 4 national radio stations and has launched digital audio broadcasts on several stations; a number of commercial broadcast stations operate at the national, regional, and local levels (2014)

Internet country code:
.ie

Internet hosts:
1.387 million (2012)
country comparison to the world: 40
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
3.042 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 67
[see also: Internet users country ranks ]


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