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    Finland Communications - 2002

      Telephones - main lines in use 2.861 million (1997)

      Telephones - mobile cellular 2,162,574 (1997)

      Telephone system
      general assessment: modern system with excellent service
      domestic: cable, microwave radio relay, and an extensive cellular net provide domestic needs
      international: 1 submarine cable; satellite earth stations - access to Intelsat transmission service via a Swedish satellite earth station, 1 Inmarsat (Atlantic and Indian Ocean regions); note - Finland shares the Inmarsat earth station with the other Nordic countries (Denmark, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden)

      Radio broadcast stations AM 2, FM 186, shortwave 1 (1998)

      Radios 7.7 million (1997)

      Television broadcast stations 130 (plus 385 repeaters) (1995)

      Televisions 3.2 million (1997)

      Internet country code .fi

      Internet Service Providers (ISPs) 23 (2000)

      Internet users 2.27 million (2000)

      NOTE: The information regarding Finland 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 Finland Communications 2002 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Finland Communications 2002 should be addressed to the CIA.

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