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Communications in Bangladesh

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Telephones - main lines in use: 500,000 (2000)

Telephones - mobile cellular: 283,000 (2000)

Telephone system:

general assessment: totally inadequate for a modern country domestic: modernizing; introducing digital systems; trunk systems include VHF and UHF microwave radio relay links, and some fiber-optic cable in cities international: satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (Indian Ocean); international radiotelephone communications and landline service to neighboring countries (2000)

Radio broadcast stations: AM 12, FM 12, shortwave 2 (2000)

Radios: 6.15 million (1997)

Television broadcast stations: 15 (1999)

Televisions: 770,000 (1997)

Internet Service Providers (ISPs): 10 (2000)

Country codes: BD

Internet users: 150,000 (2002)

Reference

Much of the material in this article comes from the CIA World Factbook 2000. - http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/bg.html

See also : Bangladesh
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