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    United Kingdom Communications 1998

      Telephones 29.5 million (1987 est.)

      Telephone system technologically advanced domestic and international system
      domestic: equal mix of buried cables, microwave radio relay, and fiber-optic systems
      international: 40 coaxial submarine cables; satellite earth stations - 10 Intelsat (7 Atlantic Ocean and 3 Indian Ocean), 1 Inmarsat (Atlantic Ocean region), and 1 Eutelsat; at least 8 large international switching centers

      Radio broadcast stations AM 225, FM 525 (mostly repeaters), shortwave 0

      Radios 70 million

      Television broadcast stations 207 (repeaters 3,210)

      Televisions 20 million

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

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