Communications in Sudan

Communications in Sudan

Sudanese Communications

Telephones - main lines in use: 345,200 (2007)

Telephones - mobile cellular: 7.464 million (2007)

Telephone system: general assessment: well-equipped system by regional standards and being upgraded; cellular communications started in 1996 and have expanded substantially with wide coverage of most major cities domestic: consists of microwave radio relay, cable, fiber optic, radiotelephone communications, tropospheric scatter, and a domestic satellite system with 14 earth stations international: country code - 249; linked to international submarine cable Fiber-Optic Link Around the Globe (FLAG); satellite earth stations - 1 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean), 1 Arabsat (2000)

Radio broadcast stations: AM 12, FM 1, shortwave 1 (1998)

Television broadcast stations: 3 (1997)

Internet country code: .sd

Internet Service Providers (ISPs):

Internet users: 1.5 million (2007)

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