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    Egypt Communications - 2002
    http://www.greekorthodoxchurch.org/wfb2002/egypt/egypt_communications.html
    SOURCE: 2002 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Telephones - main lines in use 3,971,500 (December 1998)

      Telephones - mobile cellular 380,000 (1999)

      Telephone system
      general assessment: large system; underwent extensive upgrading during 1990s and is reasonably modern; Internet access and cellular service are available
      domestic: principal centers at Alexandria, Cairo, Al Mansurah, Ismailia, Suez, and Tanta are connected by coaxial cable and microwave radio relay
      international: satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean and Indian Ocean), 1 Arabsat, and 1 Inmarsat; 5 coaxial submarine cables; tropospheric scatter to Sudan; microwave radio relay to Israel; a participant in Medarabtel and a signatory to Project Oxygen (a global submarine fiber-optic cable system)

      Radio broadcast stations AM 42 (plus 15 repeaters), FM 14, shortwave 3 (1999)

      Radios 20.5 million (1997)

      Television broadcast stations 98 (September 1995)

      Televisions 7.7 million (1997)

      Internet country code .eg

      Internet Service Providers (ISPs) 50 (2000)

      Internet users 560,000 (2001)

      NOTE: The information regarding Egypt on this page is re-published from the 2002 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Egypt Communications 2002 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Egypt Communications 2002 should be addressed to the CIA.

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