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Madagascar Communications 2015

SOURCE: 2015 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











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


Page last updated on June 20, 2014

Telephones - main lines in use:
143,700 (2012)
country comparison to the world: 138
[see also: Telephones - main lines in use country ranks ]

Telephones - mobile cellular:
8.564 million (2012)
country comparison to the world: 89
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular country ranks ]

Telephone system:
general assessment: system is above average for the region; Antananarivo's main telephone exchange modernized in the late 1990s, but the rest of the analogue-based telephone system is poorly developed
domestic: combined fixed-line and mobile-cellular teledensity about 40 per 100 persons
international: country code - 261; landing point for the EASSy, SEACOM, and LION fiber-optic submarine cable systems; satellite earth stations - 2 (1 Intelsat - Indian Ocean, 1 Intersputnik - Atlantic Ocean region) (2010)

Broadcast media:
state-owned Radio Nationale Malagasy (RNM) and Television Malagasy (TVM) have an extensive national network reach; privately owned radio and TV broadcasters in cities and major towns; state-run radio dominates in rural areas; relays of 2 international broadcasters are available in Antananarivo (2007)

Internet country code:
.mg

Internet hosts:
38,392 (2012)
country comparison to the world: 102
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
319,900 (2009)
country comparison to the world: 127
[see also: Internet users country ranks ]


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