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Pakistan Communications 2007
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SOURCE: 2007 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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Telephones - main lines in use:
5.24 million (2006)

Telephones - mobile cellular:
63.16 million (2007)

Telephone system:
general assessment: the telecom infrastructure is improving dramatically with foreign and domestic investments into fixed-line and mobile networks; mobile cellular subscribership has skyrocketed, approaching 50 million in late 2006, up from only about 300,000 in 2000; fiber systems are being constructed throughout the country to aid in network growth; main line availability has risen only marginally over the same period and there are still difficulties getting main line service to rural areas.
domestic: microwave radio relay, coaxial cable, fiber-optic cable, cellular, and satellite networks
international: country code - 92; satellite earth stations - 3 Intelsat (1 Atlantic Ocean and 2 Indian Ocean); 3 operational international gateway exchanges (1 at Karachi and 2 at Islamabad); microwave radio relay to neighboring countries (2006)

Radio broadcast stations:
AM 31, FM 68, shortwave NA (2006)

Television broadcast stations:
20 (5 state-run channels and 15 privately-owned satellite channels) (2006)

Internet country code:
.pk

Internet hosts:
164,067 (2007)

Internet users:
12 million (2006)


NOTE: The information regarding Pakistan 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 Pakistan Communications 2007 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Pakistan Communications 2007 should be addressed to the CIA.



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