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Israel Communications 2015

SOURCE: 2015 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











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


Page last updated on June 22, 2014

Telephones - main lines in use:
3.594 million (2012)
country comparison to the world: 44
[see also: Telephones - main lines in use country ranks ]

Telephones - mobile cellular:
9.225 million (2012)
country comparison to the world: 84
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular country ranks ]

Telephone system:
general assessment: most highly developed system in the Middle East
domestic: good system of coaxial cable and microwave radio relay; all systems are digital; four privately owned mobile-cellular service providers with countrywide coverage
international: country code - 972; submarine cables provide links to Europe, Cyprus, and parts of the Middle East; satellite earth stations - 3 Intelsat (2 Atlantic Ocean and 1 Indian Ocean) (2011)

Broadcast media:
state broadcasting network, operated by the Israel Broadcasting Authority (IBA), broadcasts on 2 channels, one in Hebrew and the other in Arabic; 5 commercial channels including a channel broadcasting in Russian, a channel broadcasting Knesset proceedings, and a music channel supervised by a public body; multi-channel satellite and cable TV packages provide access to foreign channels; IBA broadcasts on 8 radio networks with multiple repeaters and Israel Defense Forces Radio broadcasts over multiple stations; about 15 privately owned radio stations; overall more than 100 stations and repeater stations (2008)

Internet country code:
.il

Internet hosts:
2.483 million (2012)
country comparison to the world: 36
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
4.525 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 51
[see also: Internet users country ranks ]


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