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Turkey Communications 2007
https://allcountries.org/wfb2007/turkey/turkey_communications.html
SOURCE: 2007 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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Telephones - main lines in use:
18.978 million (2005)

Telephones - mobile cellular:
43.609 million (2005)

Telephone system:
general assessment: undergoing rapid modernization and expansion especially with cellular telephones
domestic: additional digital exchanges are permitting a rapid increase in subscribers; the construction of a network of technologically advanced intercity trunk lines, using both fiber-optic cable and digital microwave radio relay, is facilitating communication between urban centers; remote areas are reached by a domestic satellite system; the number of subscribers to mobile cellular telephone service is growing rapidly
international: country code - 90; international service is provided by 3 submarine fiber-optic cables in the Mediterranean and Black Seas, linking Turkey with Italy, Greece, Israel, Bulgaria, Romania, and Russia; satellite earth stations - 12 Intelsat; mobile satellite terminals - 328 in the Inmarsat and Eutelsat systems (2002)

Radio broadcast stations:
AM 16, FM 107, shortwave 6 (2001)

Television broadcast stations:
635 (plus 2,934 repeaters) (1995)

Internet country code:
.tr

Internet hosts:
217,887 (2007)

Internet users:
12.284 million (2006)


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



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