Communications in Qatar

Communications in Qatar

Qatari Communications

Telephones - main lines in use: 237,400 (2007)

Telephones - mobile cellular: 1.264 million (2007)

Telephone system: general assessment: modern system centered in Doha domestic: combined fixed-line and mobile-cellular telephone density is roughly 165 telephones per 100 persons international: country code - 974; landing point for the Fiber-Optic Link Around the Globe (FLAG) submarine cable network that provides links to Asia, Middle East, Europe, and the US; tropospheric scatter to Bahrain; microwave radio relay to Saudi Arabia and the UAE; satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (1 Atlantic Ocean and 1 Indian Ocean) and 1 Arabsat

Radio broadcast stations: AM 6, FM 5, shortwave 1 (1998)

Television broadcast stations: 1 (plus 3 repeaters) (2001)

Internet country code: .qa

Internet Service Providers (ISPs):

Internet users: 351,000 (2007)

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