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Kenya Communications 2016
https://allcountries.org/world_fact_book_2016/kenya/kenya_communications.html
SOURCE: 2016 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











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


Page last updated on February 11, 2016

Telephones - fixed lines:
total subscriptions: 180,000
[see also: Telephones - fixed lines - total subscriptions country ranks ]
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: less than 1 (2014 est.)
[see also: Telephones - fixed lines - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 129

Telephones - mobile cellular:
total: 33.6 million
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular - total country ranks ]
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 75 (2014 est.)
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 35

Telephone system:
general assessment: inadequate; fixed-line telephone system is small and inefficient; trunks are primarily microwave radio relay; business data commonly transferred by a very small aperture terminal (VSAT) system
domestic: sole fixed-line provider, Telkom Kenya, privatized and as of 2013 is 70% owned by France Telecom; multiple providers in the mobile-cellular segment of the market fostering a boom in mobile-cellular telephone usage with teledensity reaching 65 per 100 persons in 2011
international: country code - 254; landing point for the EASSy, TEAMS and SEACOM fiber-optic submarine cable systems; satellite earth stations - 4 Intelsat (2011)

Broadcast media:
about a half-dozen large-scale privately owned media companies with TV and radio stations, as well as a state-owned TV broadcaster, provide service nationwide; satellite and cable TV subscription services available; state-owned radio broadcaster operates 2 national radio channels and provides regional and local radio services in multiple languages; many private radio stations broadcast on a national level along with over 100 private and non-profit provincial stations broadcasting in local languages; transmissions of several international broadcasters available (2014)

Radio broadcast stations:
AM 24, FM 82, shortwave 6 (2008)

Television - broadcast stations:
8 (2008)

Internet country code:
.ke

Internet hosts:
71,018 (2012)
country comparison to the world: 88
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
total: 16.5 million
[see also: Internet users - total country ranks ]
percent of population: 36.7% (2014 est.)
[see also: Internet users - percent of population country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 33


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




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