Communications in Syria

Communications in Syria

Syrian Communications

Telephones - main lines in use: 3.452 million (2007)

Telephones - mobile cellular: 6.7 million (2007)

Telephone system: general assessment: fair system currently undergoing significant improvement and digital upgrades, including fiber-optic technology domestic: the number of fixed-line connections has increased markedly since 2000; mobile-cellular service growing rapidly with teledensity reaching 35 wireless telephones per 100 persons in 2007; coaxial cable and microwave radio relay network still in use international: country code - 963; submarine cable connection to Egypt, Lebanon, and Cyprus; satellite earth stations - 1 Intelsat (Indian Ocean) and 1 Intersputnik (Atlantic Ocean region); coaxial cable and microwave radio relay to Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, and Turkey; participant in Medarabtel

Radio broadcast stations: AM 14, FM 2, shortwave 1 (1998)

Television broadcast stations: 44 (plus 17 repeaters) (1995)

Internet country code: .sy

Internet Service Providers (ISPs):

Internet users: 3.47 million (2007)

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