Telecommunications in Bosnia and Herzegovina


Telecommunications in Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Telecommunications in Bosnia and Herzegovina was well established before the Bosnian war erupted in the early 1990s, the infrastructure included the telephone and telegraph network, as well as a network for transfer of data. The total capacity of Bosnia and Herzegovina telephone exchange facilities was 744,000 telephone lines. The war caused huge material damages on telecommunications facilities. In addition, the administrative division of the country into two entities created a division in the telecommunications sector.[1]

Statistics

Telephones - main lines in use: 1,065,000 (2007)

Telephones - mobile cellular: 3,842,000 (2008)[2]

Telephone system:
general assessment: post-war reconstruction of the telecommunications network, aided by an internationally sponsored program under ERBD, resulted in sharp increases in the number of main telephone lines available; mobile cellular subscribership has been increasing rapidly
domestic: fixed-line teledensity roughly 25 per 100 persons; mobile-cellular telephone density exceeds 50 per 100 persons
international: country code - 387; no satellite earth stations (2007)

Radio broadcast stations: AM 8, FM 16, shortwave 1 (1998)

  • List of radio stations in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Radios: 940,000 (1997)

Television broadcast stations: 33 (plus 292 repeaters) (September 1995)

Televisions: NA

Internet Service Providers (ISPs): 30 (2003)

Internet hosts: 56,032 (2008)

Internet users: 1,055,000 (2007)

Country code (top level domain): BA

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