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    Nigeria Communications - 2002
    http://www.greekorthodoxchurch.org/wfb2002/nigeria/nigeria_communications.html
    SOURCE: 2002 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Telephones - main lines in use 500,000 (2000)

      Telephones - mobile cellular 200,000 (2001)

      Telephone system
      general assessment: an inadequate system, further limited by poor maintenance; major expansion is required and a start has been made
      domestic: intercity traffic is carried by coaxial cable, microwave radio relay, a domestic communications satellite system with 19 earth stations, and a coastal submarine cable; mobile cellular facilities and the Internet are available
      international: satellite earth stations - 3 Intelsat (2 Atlantic Ocean and 1 Indian Ocean); coaxial submarine cable SAFE (South African Far East)

      Radio broadcast stations AM 83, FM 36, shortwave 11 (2001)

      Radios 23.5 million (1997)

      Television broadcast stations 3 (the government controls 2 broadcasting stations and 15 repeater stations) (2002)

      Televisions 6.9 million (1997)

      Internet country code .ng

      Internet Service Providers (ISPs) 11 (2000)

      Internet users 100,000 (1999)

      NOTE: The information regarding Nigeria on this page is re-published from the 2002 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Nigeria Communications 2002 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Nigeria Communications 2002 should be addressed to the CIA.

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