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    Latvia Communications - 2005

      Telephones - main lines in use:
      653,900 (2003)

      Telephones - mobile cellular:
      1,219,600 (2003)

      Telephone system:
      general assessment: inadequate, but is being modernized to provide an international capability independent of the Moscow international switch; more facilities are being installed for individual use
      domestic: expansion underway in intercity trunk line connections, rural exchanges, and mobile systems; still many unsatisfied subscriber applications
      international: country code - 371; international connections are now available via cable and a satellite earth station at Riga, enabling direct connections for most calls (1998)

      Radio broadcast stations:
      AM 8, FM 56, shortwave 1 (1998)

      Television broadcast stations:
      44 (plus 31 repeaters) (1995)

      Internet country code:

      Internet hosts:
      51,758 (2004)

      Internet users:
      936,000 (2003)

      NOTE: The information regarding Latvia on this page is re-published from the 2005 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Latvia Communications 2005 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Latvia Communications 2005 should be addressed to the CIA.

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