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    Kuwait Communications 1998

      Telephones 548,000 (1991 est.)

      Telephone system the civil network suffered some damage as a result of the Gulf war, but most of the telephone exchanges were left intact and, by the end of 1994, domestic and international telecommunications had been restored to normal operation; the quality of service is excellent
      domestic: new telephone exchanges provide a large capacity for new subscribers; trunk traffic is carried by microwave radio relay, coaxial cable, open wire and fiber-optic cable; a cellular telephone system operates throughout Kuwait and the country is well supplied with pay telephones
      international: coaxial cable and microwave radio relay to Saudi Arabia; satellite earth stations - 3 Intelsat (1 Atlantic Ocean, 2 Indian Ocean), 1 Inmarsat (Atlantic Ocean), and 1 Arabsat

      Radio broadcast stations AM 3, FM 0, shortwave 0

      Radios 720,000 (1992 est.)

      Television broadcast stations 3 (1986 est.)

      Televisions 800,000 (1993 est.)

      NOTE: The information regarding Kuwait on this page is re-published from the 1998 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Kuwait Communications 1998 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Kuwait Communications 1998 should be addressed to the CIA.

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