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Armenia Communications 2016
https://allcountries.org/world_fact_book_2016/armenia/armenia_communications.html
SOURCE: 2016 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Armenia Communications 2016
SOURCE: 2016 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on February 11, 2016

Telephones - fixed lines:
total subscriptions: 560,000
[see also: Telephones - fixed lines - total subscriptions country ranks ]
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 18 (2014 est.)
[see also: Telephones - fixed lines - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 94

Telephones - mobile cellular:
total: 3.5 million
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular - total country ranks ]
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 113 (2014 est.)
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 130

Telephone system:
general assessment: telecommunications investments have made major inroads in modernizing and upgrading the outdated telecommunications network inherited from the Soviet era; now 100% privately owned and undergoing modernization and expansion; mobile-cellular services monopoly terminated in late 2004, and a second and third provider began operations in 2005 and 2009 respectively
domestic: reliable modern fixed-line and mobile-cellular services are available across Yerevan and in major cities and towns; significant but ever-shrinking gaps remain in mobile-cellular coverage in rural areas
international: country code - 374; Yerevan is connected to the Trans-Asia-Europe fiber-optic cable through Iran; additional international service is available by microwave radio relay and landline connections to the other countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States, through the Moscow international switch, and by satellite to the rest of the world; satellite earth stations - 3 (2008)

Broadcast media:
2 public TV networks operating alongside about 40 privately owned TV stations that provide local to near nationwide coverage; major Russian broadcast stations are widely available; subscription cable TV services are available in most regions; Public Radio of Armenia is a national, state-run broadcast network that operates alongside 21 privately owned radio stations; several major international broadcasters are available (2015)

Radio broadcast stations:
AM 9, FM 16, shortwave 1 (2006)

Television - broadcast stations:
48 (private television stations alongside 2 public networks; major Russian channels widely available) (2006)

Internet country code:
.am

Internet hosts:
194,142 (2012)
country comparison to the world: 73
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
total: 1.3 million
[see also: Internet users - total country ranks ]
percent of population: 43.6% (2014 est.)
[see also: Internet users - percent of population country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 117


NOTE: The information regarding Armenia on this page is re-published from the 2016 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Armenia Communications 2016 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Armenia Communications 2016 should be addressed to the CIA.




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