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    Papua New Guinea Communications - 2002

      Telephones - main lines in use 61,152 (1999)

      Telephones - mobile cellular 3,053 (1996)

      Telephone system
      general assessment: services are adequate and being improved; facilities provide radiotelephone and telegraph, coastal radio, aeronautical radio, and international radio communication services
      domestic: mostly radiotelephone
      international: submarine cables to Australia and Guam; satellite earth station - 1 Intelsat (Pacific Ocean); international radio communication service

      Radio broadcast stations AM 8, FM 19, shortwave 28 (1998)

      Radios 410,000 (1997)

      Television broadcast stations 3 (all in the Port Moresby area)
      note: additional stations at Mt. Hagen, Goroka, Lae, and Rabaul are planned (2002)

      Televisions 59,841 (1999)

      Internet country code .pg

      Internet Service Providers (ISPs) 3 (2000)

      Internet users 135,000 (2001)

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

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