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











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


Page last updated on June 22, 2014

Telephones - main lines in use:
21.656 million (2012)
country comparison to the world: 13
[see also: Telephones - main lines in use country ranks ]

Telephones - mobile cellular:
97.225 million (2012)
country comparison to the world: 14
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular country ranks ]

Telephone system:
general assessment: modern, well-developed, fast; fully automated telephone, telex, and data services
domestic: high-capacity cable and microwave radio relay trunks
international: country code - 39; a series of submarine cables provide links to Asia, Middle East, Europe, North Africa, and US; satellite earth stations - 3 Intelsat (with a total of 5 antennas - 3 for Atlantic Ocean and 2 for Indian Ocean), 1 Inmarsat (Atlantic Ocean region), and NA Eutelsat (2011)

Broadcast media:
two Italian media giants dominate - the publicly owned Radiotelevisione Italiana (RAI) with 3 national terrestrial stations and privately owned Mediaset with 3 national terrestrial stations; a large number of private stations and Sky Italia - a satellite TV network; RAI operates 3 AM/FM nationwide radio stations; some 1,300 commercial radio stations (2007)

Internet country code:
.it

Internet hosts:
25.662 million (2012)
country comparison to the world: 4
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
29.235 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 13
[see also: Internet users country ranks ]


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