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Lesotho Communications 2008
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SOURCE: 2008 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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Telephones - main lines in use:
48,000 (2005)

Telephones - mobile cellular:
249,800 (2005)

Telephone system:
general assessment: rudimentary system consisting of a modest but growing number of landlines, a small microwave radio relay system, and a small radiotelephone communication system; mobile-cellular telephone system is expanding
domestic: privatized in 2001, Telecom Lesotho tasked with providing an additional 50,000 fixed-line connections within five years, a target not met; mobile-cellular service is expanding with a subscribership approaching 15 per 100 persons; rural services are scant
international: country code - 266; satellite earth station - 1 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean)

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

Television broadcast stations:
1 (2000)

Internet country code:
.ls

Internet hosts:
66 (2007)

Internet users:
51,500 (2005)


NOTE: The information regarding Lesotho on this page is re-published from the 2008 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Lesotho Communications 2008 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Lesotho Communications 2008 should be addressed to the CIA.



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