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    Somalia Communications 1998

      Telephones 9,000 (1991 est.)

      Telephone system the public telecommunications system was completely destroyed or dismantled by the civil war factions; all relief organizations depend on their own private systems
      domestic: recently, local cellular telephone systems have been established in Mogadishu and in several other population centers
      international: international connections are available from Mogadishu by satellite

      Radio broadcast stations AM NA, FM NA, shortwave NA (there are at least five radio broadcast stations of NA type)

      Radios 370,000 (1993 est.)

      Television broadcast stations 0 (Somalia's only TV station was demolished during the civil strife, sometime in 1991)

      Televisions 118,000 (1993 est.)

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

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