Communications in Norway

Communications in Norway

Norwegian Communications

Telephones - main lines in use: 1.988 million (2007)

Telephones - mobile cellular: 5.192 million (2007)

Telephone system: general assessment: modern in all respects; one of the most advanced telecommunications networks in Europe domestic: Norway has a domestic satellite system; moreover, the prevalence of rural areas encourages the wide use of cellular-mobile systems instead of fixed-wire systems international: country code - 47; 2 buried coaxial cable systems; submarine cables provide links to other Nordic countries and Europe; satellite earth stations - NA Eutelsat, NA Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean), and 1 Inmarsat (Atlantic and Indian Ocean regions); note - Norway shares the Inmarsat earth station with the other Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, and Sweden) (1999)

Radio broadcast stations: AM 5, FM 160, shortwave 1 (2008)

Television broadcast stations: 69 (2008)

Internet country code: .no

Internet Service Providers (ISPs):

Internet users: 3.8 million (2007)

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