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Kuwait Communications 2007
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SOURCE: 2007 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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Telephones - main lines in use:
510,300 (2005)

Telephones - mobile cellular:
2.536 million (2006)

Telephone system:
general assessment: the quality of service is excellent
domestic: new telephone exchanges provide a large capacity for new subscribers; trunk traffic is carried by microwave radio relay, coaxial cable, and open-wire and fiber-optic cable; a cellular telephone system operates throughout Kuwait, and the country is well supplied with pay telephones
international: country code - 965; linked to international submarine cable Fiber-Optic Link Around the Globe (FLAG); linked to Bahrain, Qatar, UAE via the Fiber-Optic Gulf (FOG) cable; coaxial cable and microwave radio relay to Saudi Arabia; satellite earth stations - 3 Intelsat (1 Atlantic Ocean, 2 Indian Ocean), 1 Inmarsat (Atlantic Ocean), and 2 Arabsat

Radio broadcast stations:
AM 6, FM 11, shortwave 1 (1998)

Television broadcast stations:
13 (plus several satellite channels) (1997)

Internet country code:
.kw

Internet hosts:
2,013 (2007)

Internet users:
816,700 (2006)


NOTE: The information regarding Kuwait on this page is re-published from the 2007 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Kuwait Communications 2007 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Kuwait Communications 2007 should be addressed to the CIA.



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