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Ireland Communications 2016
https://allcountries.org/world_fact_book_2016/ireland/ireland_communications.html
SOURCE: 2016 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











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


Page last updated on February 11, 2016

Telephones - fixed lines:
total subscriptions: 2.02 million
[see also: Telephones - fixed lines - total subscriptions country ranks ]
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 42 (2014 est.)
[see also: Telephones - fixed lines - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 57

Telephones - mobile cellular:
total: 4.9 million
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular - total country ranks ]
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 101 (2014 est.)
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 119

Telephone system:
general assessment: modern digital system using cable and microwave radio relay
domestic: system privatized but dominated by former state monopoly operator; increasing levels of broadband access particularly in urban areas
international: country code - 353; landing point for the Hibernia-Atlantic submarine cable with links to the US, Canada, and UK; satellite earth stations - 81 (2014)

Broadcast media:
publicly owned broadcaster Radio Telefis Eireann (RTE) operates 2 TV stations; commercial TV stations are available; about 75% of households utilize multi-channel satellite and TV services that provide access to a wide range of stations; RTE operates 4 national radio stations and has launched digital audio broadcasts on several stations; a number of commercial broadcast stations operate at the national, regional, and local levels (2014)

Radio broadcast stations:
AM 9, FM 106, shortwave 0 (1998)

Television - broadcast stations:
4 (many repeaters) (2008)

Internet country code:
.ie

Internet hosts:
1.387 million (2012)
country comparison to the world: 40
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
total: 3.9 million
[see also: Internet users - total country ranks ]
percent of population: 81.6% (2014 est.)
[see also: Internet users - percent of population country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 79


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




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