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Libya Communications 2016
https://allcountries.org/world_fact_book_2016/libya/libya_communications.html
SOURCE: 2016 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











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


Page last updated on February 11, 2016

Telephones - fixed lines:
total subscriptions: 710,000
[see also: Telephones - fixed lines - total subscriptions country ranks ]
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 11 (2014 est.)
[see also: Telephones - fixed lines - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 89

Telephones - mobile cellular:
total: 10.1 million
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular - total country ranks ]
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 161 (2014 est.)
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 85

Telephone system:
general assessment: telecommunications system is state-owned and service is poor, but investment is being made to upgrade; state retains monopoly in fixed-line services; mobile-cellular telephone system became operational in 1996
domestic: multiple providers for a mobile telephone system that is growing rapidly; combined fixed-line and mobile-cellular teledensity has soared
international: country code - 218; satellite earth stations - 4 Intelsat, NA Arabsat, and NA Intersputnik; submarine cable to France and Italy; microwave radio relay to Tunisia and Egypt; tropospheric scatter to Greece; participant in Medarabtel (2010)

Broadcast media:
state-funded and private TV stations; some provinces operate local TV stations; pan-Arab satellite TV stations are available; state-funded radio (2012)

Radio broadcast stations:
AM 16, FM 3, shortwave 3 (2001)

Television - broadcast stations:
12 (plus 1 repeater) (1999)

Internet country code:
.ly

Internet hosts:
17,926 (2012)
country comparison to the world: 121
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
total: 1.4 million
[see also: Internet users - total country ranks ]
percent of population: 21.8% (2014 est.)
[see also: Internet users - percent of population country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 114


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




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