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Senegal

Communications



Telephones - fixed lines


total subscriptions: 300,219
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 2 (July 2015 est.)


Telephones - mobile cellular


total: 14.959 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 107 (July 2015 est.)


Telephone system


general assessment: good system with microwave radio relay, coaxial cable and fiber-optic cable in trunk system
domestic: above-average urban system with a fiber-optic network; about two-thirds of all fixed-line connections are in Dakar where a call-center industry is emerging; expansion of fixed-line services in rural areas needed; mobile-cellular service is expanding rapidly
international: country code - 221; the SAT-3/WASC fiber-optic cable provides connectivity to Europe and Asia while Atlantis-2 provides connectivity to South America; satellite earth station - 1 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean) (2015)


Broadcast media


state-run Radiodiffusion Television Senegalaise (RTS) operates 2 TV stations; a few private TV subscription channels rebroadcast foreign channels without providing any local news or programs; RTS operates a national radio network and a number of regional FM stations; many community and private-broadcast radio stations are available; transmissions of at least 2 international broadcasters are accessible on FM in Dakar (2007)


Internet country code


.sn


Internet users


total: 3.031 million
percent of population: 21.7% (July 2015 est.)







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