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Burma Communications 2016
https://allcountries.org/world_fact_book_2016/burma/burma_communications.html
SOURCE: 2016 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











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


Page last updated on February 11, 2016

Telephones - fixed lines:
total subscriptions: 530,000
[see also: Telephones - fixed lines - total subscriptions country ranks ]
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 1 (2014 est.)
[see also: Telephones - fixed lines - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 96

Telephones - mobile cellular:
total: 26.6 million
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular - total country ranks ]
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 48 (2014 est.)
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 47

Telephone system:
general assessment: meets minimum requirements for local and intercity service for business and government
domestic: system barely capable of providing basic service; mobile-cellular phone system is grossly underdeveloped
international: country code - 95; landing point for the SEA-ME-WE-3 optical telecommunications submarine cable that provides links to Asia, the Middle East, and Europe; satellite earth stations - 2, Intelsat (Indian Ocean) and ShinSat (2011)

Broadcast media:
government controls all domestic broadcast media; 2 state-controlled TV stations with 1 of the stations controlled by the armed forces; 2 pay-TV stations are joint state-private ventures; access to satellite TV is limited; 1 state-controlled domestic radio station and 9 FM stations that are joint state-private ventures; transmissions of several international broadcasters are available in parts of Burma; the Voice of America (VOA), Radio Free Asia (RFA), BBC Burmese service, the Democratic Voice of Burma (DVB), and Radio Australia use shortwave to broadcast in Burma; VOA, RFA, and DVB produce daily TV news programs that are transmitted by satellite to audiences in Burma

Radio broadcast stations:
AM 1, FM 2, shortwave 3 (2007)

Television - broadcast stations:
4 (2008)

Internet country code:
.mm

Internet hosts:
1,055 (2012)
country comparison to the world: 172
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
total: 646,700
[see also: Internet users - total country ranks ]
percent of population: 1.2% (2014 est.)
[see also: Internet users - percent of population country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 128


NOTE: The information regarding Burma 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 Burma Communications 2016 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Burma Communications 2016 should be addressed to the CIA.




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