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Senegal Communications 2016
https://allcountries.org/world_fact_book_2016/senegal/senegal_communications.html
SOURCE: 2016 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











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


Page last updated on February 11, 2016

Telephones - fixed lines:
total subscriptions: 310,000
[see also: Telephones - fixed lines - total subscriptions country ranks ]
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 2 (2014 est.)
[see also: Telephones - fixed lines - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 115

Telephones - mobile cellular:
total: 14.4 million
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular - total country ranks ]
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 105 (2014 est.)
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 67

Telephone system:
general assessment: good system with microwave radio relay, coaxial cable and fiber-optic cable in trunk system
domestic: above-average urban system with a fiber-optic network; nearly two-thirds of all fixed-line connections are in Dakar where a call-center industry is emerging; expansion of fixed-line services in rural areas needed; mobile-cellular service is expanding rapidly
international: country code - 221; the SAT-3/WASC fiber-optic cable provides connectivity to Europe and Asia while Atlantis-2 provides connectivity to South America; satellite earth station - 1 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean) (2010)

Broadcast media:
state-run Radiodiffusion Television Senegalaise (RTS) operates 2 TV stations; a few private TV subscription channels rebroadcast foreign channels without providing any local news or programs; RTS operates a national radio network and a number of regional FM stations; many community and private-broadcast radio stations are available; transmissions of at least 2 international broadcasters are accessible on FM in Dakar (2007)

Radio broadcast stations:
AM 8, FM 20, shortwave 1 (2001)

Television - broadcast stations:
7 (2008)

Internet country code:
.sn

Internet hosts:
237 (2012)
country comparison to the world: 197
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
total: 3 million
[see also: Internet users - total country ranks ]
percent of population: 22.0% (2014 est.)
[see also: Internet users - percent of population country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 84


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




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