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    Poland Communications 1998

      Telephones 8.2 million (1996)

      Telephone system underdeveloped and outmoded system; government aims to have 10 million phones in service by the year 2000; the process of partial privatization of the state-owned telephone monopoly has begun
      domestic: cable, open wire, and microwave radio relay; 3 cellular networks
      international: satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat, NA Eutelsat, 2 Inmarsat (Atlantic and Indian Ocean Regions), and 1 Intersputnik (Atlantic Ocean Region)

      Radio broadcast stations AM 27, FM 75, shortwave 1 (1994 est.)

      Radios 9.9 million registered (1996)

      Television broadcast stations 143 (1996)

      Televisions 9.4 million registered (1996)

      NOTE: The information regarding Poland 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 Poland Communications 1998 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Poland Communications 1998 should be addressed to the CIA.

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