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Sudan Communications 2016
https://allcountries.org/world_fact_book_2016/sudan/sudan_communications.html
SOURCE: 2016 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











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


Page last updated on February 11, 2016

Telephones - fixed lines:
total subscriptions: 420,000
[see also: Telephones - fixed lines - total subscriptions country ranks ]
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 1 (2014 est.)
[see also: Telephones - fixed lines - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 102

Telephones - mobile cellular:
total: 27.8 million
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular - total country ranks ]
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 78 (2014 est.)
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 46

Telephone system:
general assessment: well-equipped system by regional standards and being upgraded; cellular communications started in 1996 and have expanded substantially with wide coverage of most major cities
domestic: consists of microwave radio relay, cable, fiber optic, radiotelephone communications, tropospheric scatter, and a domestic satellite system with 14 earth stations
international: country code - 249; linked to the EASSy and FLAG fiber-optic submarine cable systems; satellite earth stations - 1 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean), 1 Arabsat (2010)

Broadcast media:
the Sudanese Government directly controls TV and radio, requiring that both media reflect government policies; TV has a permanent military censor; a private radio station is in operation (2007)

Radio broadcast stations:
AM 12, FM 1, shortwave 1 (1998)

Television - broadcast stations:
3 (1997)

Internet country code:
.sd

Internet hosts:
99 (2012)
country comparison to the world: 210
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
total: 8.5 million
[see also: Internet users - total country ranks ]
percent of population: 24.0% (2014 est.)
[see also: Internet users - percent of population country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 48


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




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