Communications in Ethiopia

Communications in Ethiopia

Ethiopian Communications

Telephones - main lines in use: 880,100 (2007)

Telephones - mobile cellular: 1.208 million (2007)

Telephone system: general assessment: inadequate telephone system; the number of fixed lines and mobile telephones is increasing from a very small base; combined fixed and mobile-cellular teledensity is only about 2 per 100 persons domestic: open-wire; microwave radio relay; radio communication in the HF, VHF, and UHF frequencies; 2 domestic satellites provide the national trunk service international: country code - 251; open-wire to Sudan and Djibouti; microwave radio relay to Kenya and Djibouti; satellite earth stations - 3 Intelsat (1 Atlantic Ocean and 2 Pacific Ocean)

Radio broadcast stations: AM 8, FM 0, shortwave 1 (2001)

Television broadcast stations: 1 (plus 24 repeaters) (2001)

Internet country code: .et

Internet Service Providers (ISPs):

Internet users: 291,000 (2007)

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