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    Hungary Communications - 2002

      Telephones - main lines in use 3.095 million (1997)

      Telephones - mobile cellular 1.269 million (July 1999)

      Telephone system
      general assessment: the telephone system has been modernized and is capable of satisfying all requests for telecommunication service
      domestic: the system is digitalized and highly automated; trunk services are carried by fiber-optic cable and digital microwave radio relay; a program for fiber-optic subscriber connections was initiated in 1996; heavy use is made of mobile cellular telephones
      international: Hungary has fiber-optic cable connections with all neighboring countries; the international switch is in Budapest; satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean and Indian Ocean regions), 1 Inmarsat, 1 very small aperture terminal (VSAT) system of ground terminals

      Radio broadcast stations AM 17, FM 57, shortwave 3 (1998)

      Radios 7.01 million (1997)

      Television broadcast stations 35 (plus 161 low-power repeaters) (1995)

      Televisions 4.42 million (1997)

      Internet country code .hu

      Internet Service Providers (ISPs) 16 (2000)

      Internet users 1.2 million (2001)

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

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