Telecommunications in Angola


Telecommunications in Angola

This article is about communications in Angola:

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Telephone

Telephone service is limited mostly to government and business use. 303.200 main lines were reported to be in use in 2009, and 8,109 million mobile cellular lines were reported in 2009. HF radiotelephone is used extensively for military links.

The domestic system consists of a limited system of wire. It also uses microwave radio relay and tropospheric scatter.

The international country code for Angola is 244. Angola has 2 Intelsat satellite earth stations for communications across the Atlantic Ocean. Fiber optic submarine cable (SAT-3/WASC) provides connectivity to Europe and Asia.

Radio

Broadcast stations: AM 21, FM 6, shortwave 7 (2001)
Radios: 630,000 (1997)

Television

Broadcast stations: 6 (2000)
Televisions: 150,000 (1997)

Internet

Internet access in Angola is provided by various Telecommunications companies and private ISP's.

Internet hosts: 3,717 (2010)
country comparison to the world: 143
Internet users: 550,000 (2008)
country comparison to the world: 105
ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 country code: AO

References

  • CIA World Factbook 2007

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