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Poland Communications 2016
https://allcountries.org/world_fact_book_2016/poland/poland_communications.html
SOURCE: 2016 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











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


Page last updated on February 11, 2016

Telephones - fixed lines:
total subscriptions: 5.04 million
[see also: Telephones - fixed lines - total subscriptions country ranks ]
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 13 (2014 est.)
[see also: Telephones - fixed lines - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 30

Telephones - mobile cellular:
total: 59.8 million
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular - total country ranks ]
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 155 (2014 est.)
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 26

Telephone system:
general assessment: modernization of the telecommunications network has accelerated with market-based competition; fixed-line service, dominated by the former state-owned company, is dwarfed by the growth in mobile-cellular services
domestic: mobile-cellular service available since 1993 and provided by four nation-wide networks; coverage is generally good with some gaps in the east; fixed-line service lags in rural areas
international: country code - 48; international direct dialing with automated exchanges; satellite earth station - 1 with access to Intelsat, Eutelsat, Inmarsat, and Intersputnik (2011)

Broadcast media:
state-run public TV operates 2 national channels supplemented by 16 regional channels and several niche channels; privately owned entities operate several national TV networks and a number of special interest channels; many privately owned channels broadcasting locally; roughly half of all households are linked to either satellite or cable TV systems providing access to foreign television networks; state-run public radio operates 5 national networks and 17 regional radio stations; 2 privately owned national radio networks, several commercial stations broadcasting to multiple cities, and many privately owned local radio stations (2007)

Radio broadcast stations:
AM 14, FM 63, shortwave 2 (2008)

Television - broadcast stations:
75 (2008)

Internet country code:
.pl

Internet hosts:
13.265 million (2012)
country comparison to the world: 12
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
total: 25.9 million
[see also: Internet users - total country ranks ]
percent of population: 67.2% (2014 est.)
[see also: Internet users - percent of population country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 22


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




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