| GEOGRAPHIC NAMES | GEOLOGY | USA STATS | CHINA STATS | COUNTRY CODES | AIRPORTS | RELIGION | JOBS |

Jamaica Communications 2015

SOURCE: 2015 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











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


Page last updated on June 20, 2014

Telephones - main lines in use:
265,000 (2011)
country comparison to the world: 123
[see also: Telephones - main lines in use country ranks ]

Telephones - mobile cellular:
2.665 million (2012)
country comparison to the world: 135
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular country ranks ]

Telephone system:
general assessment: fully automatic domestic telephone network
domestic: the 1999 agreement to open the market for telecommunications services resulted in rapid growth in mobile-cellular telephone usage while the number of fixed-lines in use has declined; combined mobile-cellular teledensity exceeded 110 per 100 persons in 2011
international: country code - 1-876; the Fibralink submarine cable network provides enhanced delivery of business and broadband traffic and is linked to the Americas Region Caribbean Ring System (ARCOS-1) submarine cable in the Dominican Republic; the link to ARCOS-1 provides seamless connectivity to US, parts of the Caribbean, Central America, and South America; the ALBA-1 fiber-optic submarine cable links Jamaica, Cuba, and Venezuela; satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean) (2010)

Broadcast media:
3 free-to-air TV stations, subscription cable services, and roughly 30 radio stations (2013)

Internet country code:
.jm

Internet hosts:
3,906 (2012)
country comparison to the world: 149
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
1.581 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 80
[see also: Internet users country ranks ]


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






This page was last modified 10-Feb-15
Copyright © 1995- , ITA (all rights reserved).

    . Feedback