Communications in Laos

Communications in Laos

Lao or Laotian Communications

Telephones - main lines in use: 94,800 (2007)

Telephones - mobile cellular: 1.478 million (2007)

Telephone system: general assessment: service to general public is poor but improving; the government relies on a radiotelephone network to communicate with remote areas domestic: multiple service providers; mobile cellular usage growing rapidly; combined fixed-line and mobile-cellular subscribership about 25 per 100 persons international: country code - 856; satellite earth station - 1 Intersputnik (Indian Ocean region) (2007)

Radio broadcast stations: AM 7, FM 14, shortwave 2 (2006)

Television broadcast stations: 7 (includes 1 station relaying Vietnam Television from Hanoi) (2006)

Internet country code: .la

Internet Service Providers (ISPs):

Internet users: 100,000 (2007)

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