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Oman Communications 2015

SOURCE: 2015 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











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


Page last updated on June 22, 2014

Telephones - main lines in use:
305,000 (2012)
country comparison to the world: 115
[see also: Telephones - main lines in use country ranks ]

Telephones - mobile cellular:
5.278 million (2012)
country comparison to the world: 109
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular country ranks ]

Telephone system:
general assessment: modern system consisting of open-wire, microwave, and radiotelephone communication stations; limited coaxial cable; domestic satellite system with 8 earth stations
domestic: fixed-line and mobile-cellular subscribership both increasing with fixed-line phone service gradually being introduced to remote villages using wireless local loop systems
international: country code - 968; the Fiber-Optic Link Around the Globe (FLAG) and the SEA-ME-WE-3 submarine cable provide connectivity to Asia, the Middle East, and Europe; satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (Indian Ocean), 1 Arabsat (2008)

Broadcast media:
1 state-run TV broadcaster; TV stations transmitting from Saudi Arabia, the UAE, and Yemen available via satellite TV; state-run radio operates multiple stations; first private radio station began operating in 2007 and 2 additional stations now operating (2007)

Internet country code:
.om

Internet hosts:
14,531 (2012)
country comparison to the world: 127
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
1.465 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 83
[see also: Internet users country ranks ]


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