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Latvia Communications 2007
https://allcountries.org/wfb2007/latvia/latvia_communications.html
SOURCE: 2007 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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Telephones - main lines in use:
657,400 (2006)

Telephones - mobile cellular:
2.184 million (2006)

Telephone system:
general assessment: recent efforts focused on bringing competition to the telecommunications sector; the number of fixed lines is decreasing as wireless telephony expands
domestic: number of telecommunications operators has grown rapidly since the fixed-line market opened to competition in 2003; combined fixed-line and mobile-cellular subscribership is roughly 125 per 100 persons
international: country code - 371; the Latvian network is now connected via fiber optic cable to Estonia, Finland, and Sweden

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

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

Internet country code:
.lv

Internet hosts:
234,014 (2007)

Internet users:
1.071 million (2006)


NOTE: The information regarding Latvia on this page is re-published from the 2007 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Latvia Communications 2007 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Latvia Communications 2007 should be addressed to the CIA.



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