Telecommunications in Kenya


Telecommunications in Kenya

Telephones - main lines in use: 320,000 (2007)

Telephones - mobile cellular phone: 10,418,500 (2007)

Telephone system: unreliable; little attempt to modernize except for service to business
domestic: trunks are primarily microwave radio relay; data commonly transferred by a very small aperture terminal (VSAT) system
international: satellite earth stations - 4 Intelsat

Radio broadcast stations: AM 24, FM 8, shortwave 6 (2001)

Radios: 3.07 million (1997)

Television broadcast stations: 8 (2002)

Televisions: 730,000 (1997)

Internet Service Providers (ISPs): 65 (2001)

Internet users: 500,000 (2002) 3,038,553 (2008)[1] 7,500,000 (Jan 2011) [2]

Country code (Top-level domain): KE

See also

  • Kenya
  • List of terrestrial fibre optic cable projects in Africa

References

1.http://www.internetworldstats.com/africa.htm

2.http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-01-19/kenyan-internet-usage-doubles-over-2010-ministry-says-update1-.html

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