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    United States Communications 1998

      Telephones 182.558 million (1987 est.)

      Telephone system
      domestic: a large system of fiber-optic cable, microwave radio relay, coaxial cable, and domestic satellites carries conventional telephone traffic; a rapidly growing cellular system carries mobile telephone traffic throughout country
      international: 24 ocean cable systems in use; satellite earth stations - 61 Intelsat (45 Atlantic Ocean and 16 Pacific Ocean) (1990 est.), 5 Intersputnik (Atlantic Ocean region), and 4 Inmarsat (Pacific and Atlantic Ocean regions)

      Radio broadcast stations AM 4,987, FM 4,932, shortwave 0

      Radios 540.5 million (1992 est.)

      Television broadcast stations 1,092 (in addition, there are about 9,000 cable TV systems)

      Televisions 215 million (1993 est.)

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

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