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    Zambia Communications - 2002

      Telephones - main lines in use 130,000 (including more than 40,000 fixed telephones in wireless local loop connections) (1997)

      Telephones - mobile cellular 75,000 (2001)

      Telephone system
      general assessment: facilities are aging but still among the best in Sub-Saharan Africa
      domestic: high-capacity microwave radio relay connects most larger towns and cities; several cellular telephone services in operation; Internet service is widely available; very small aperture terminal (VSAT) networks are operated by private firms
      international: satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (1 Indian Ocean and 1 Atlantic Ocean)

      Radio broadcast stations AM 19, FM 5, shortwave 4 (2001)

      Radios 1.2 million (2001)

      Television broadcast stations 9 (2002)

      Televisions 277,000 (1997)

      Internet country code .zm

      Internet Service Providers (ISPs) 5 (2001)

      Internet users 15,000 (2000)

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

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