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Country vs country: India and Taiwan compared: Media

Definitions

  • Films produced: Amount of films created in specified country as catalogued by IMDB
  • Internet country code: This entry includes the two-letter codes maintained by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) in the ISO 3166 Alpha-2 list and used by the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) to establish country-coded top-level domains (ccTLDs).
  • Number of PCs: The number of PC(personal computer) thousands in 2004.
  • Radio broadcast stations: The total number of AM, FM, and shortwave broadcast stations.
  • Telephone system > Domestic: A brief characterization of the system with details on the domestic components. The following terms and abbreviations are used throughout the entry: Africa ONE - a fiber-optic submarine cable link encircling the continent of Africa.
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  • Telephone system > General assessment: A brief characterization of the system with details on the domestic and international components. The following terms and abbreviations are used throughout the entry: Africa ONE - a fiber-optic submarine cable link encircling the continent of Africa.
  • Telephone system > International: A brief characterization of the system with details on international components. The following terms and abbreviations are used throughout the entry: Africa ONE - a fiber-optic submarine cable link encircling the continent of Africa. Arabsat
  • Telephones > Mobile cellular: The total number of mobile cellular telephones in use.
  • Television > Digital TV households: Number of households with digital television in 2002
  • Television broadcast stations: This entry gives the total number of separate broadcast stations plus any repeater stations.
  • Televisions: The total number of televisions
STAT India Taiwan HISTORY
Broadcast media Doordarshan, India's public TV network, operates about 20 national, regional, and local services; a large and increasing number of privately owned TV stations are distributed by cable and satellite service providers; by 2011, more than 100 million homes had access to cable and satellite TV offering more than 700 TV channels; government controls AM radio with All India Radio operating domestic and external networks; news broadcasts via radio are limited to the All India Radio Network; since 2000, privately-owned FM stations have been permitted and their numbers have increased rapidly 5 m

Films produced 946
Ranked 1st. 39 times more than Taiwan
24
Ranked 27th.

Internet country code .in .tw

Internet hosts None None

Number of PCs 13,030
Ranked 12th. 9% more than Taiwan
11,975
Ranked 13th.

Radio broadcast stations AM 153, FM 91, shortwave 68 AM 218, FM 333, shortwave 50

Radios 116 million
Ranked 4th. 7 times more than Taiwan
16 million
Ranked 25th.

Telephone system > Domestic mobile cellular service introduced in 1994 and organized nationwide into four metropolitan areas and 19 telecom circles each with multiple private service providers and one or more state-owned service providers; in recent years significant trunk capacity added in the form of fiber-optic cable and one of the world's largest domestic satellite systems, the Indian National Satellite system (INSAT), with 6 satellites supporting 33,000 very small aperture terminals (VSAT) thoroughly modern; completely digitalized

Telephone system > General assessment supported by recent deregulation and liberalization of telecommunications laws and policies, India has emerged as one of the fastest growing telecom markets in the world; total telephone subscribership base exceeded 900 million in 2011, an overall teledensity of roughly 75%, and subscribership is currently growing more than 20 million per month; urban teledensity now exceeds 100% and rural teledensity is steadily growing provides telecommunications service for every business and private need

Telephone system > International country code - 91; a number of major international submarine cable systems, including Sea-Me-We-3 with landing sites at Cochin and Mumbai (Bombay), Sea-Me-We-4 with a landing site at Chennai, Fiber-Optic Link Around the Globe (FLAG) with a landing site at Mumbai (Bombay), South Africa - Far East (SAFE) with a landing site at Cochin, the i2i cable network linking to Singapore with landing sites at Mumbai (Bombay) and Chennai (Madras), and Tata Indicom linking Singapore and Chennai (Madras), provide a significant increase in the bandwidth available for both voice and data traffic; satellite earth stations - 8 Intelsat (Indian Ocean) and 1 Inmarsat (Indian Ocean region); 9 gateway exchanges operating from Mumbai (Bombay), New Delhi, Kolkata (Calcutta), Chennai (Madras), Jalandhar, Kanpur, Gandhinagar, Hyderabad, and Ernakulam country code - 886; roughly 15 submarine fiber cables provide links throughout Asia, Australia, the Middle East, Europe, and the US; satellite earth stations - 2

Telephones > Mobile cellular 893.86 million
Ranked 2nd. 31 times more than Taiwan
28.86 million
Ranked 32nd.

Television > Digital TV households 3,301
Ranked 4th. 2 times more than Taiwan
1,355
Ranked 6th.

Television broadcast stations 562
Ranked 2nd. 7 times more than Taiwan
76
Ranked 2nd.

Televisions 63 million
Ranked 4th. 7 times more than Taiwan
8.8 million
Ranked 22nd.

Website defacements 119
Ranked 16th.
310
Ranked 5th. 3 times more than India

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; Internet Movie Database 2003; CIA World Factbooks 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013; ITU; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; CIA World Factbook, December 2003; Informa Media Group; attrition.org

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