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Broadcast media India's public TV network, operates about 20 national, regional, and local services; large number of privately-owned TV stations are distributed by cable and satellite service providers; 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 are permitted but limited to broadcasting entertainment and educational content 4
Households with television 32%
Ranked 98th.
97.84%
Ranked 14th. 3 times more than India

Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000 11.57
Ranked 128th.
281.99
Ranked 22nd. 24 times more than India

Internet > Internet users > Per 100 people 12.58
Ranked 155th.
81.03
Ranked 26th. 6 times more than India

Internet > Internet users per thousand people 124.18
Ranked 159th.
803.03
Ranked 28th. 6 times more than India
Internet > Users per 1000 69.02
Ranked 111th.
697.1
Ranked 8th. 10 times more than India

Internet users 61.34 million
Ranked 6th.
245 million
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than India
News Agencies > List of news agencies <p>Press Trust of India (PTI) - non-profit, owned by newspaper titles</p> </p>Asian News International (ANI) - commercial, privately-owned multimedia news agency</p> </p>Indo-Asian News Service (IANS) - privately-owned newswire</p> <p>Associated Press</p> </p>Bloomberg Business News</p> </p>UPI</p>
Personal computers > Per capita 15.53 per 1,000 people
Ranked 48th.
762.15 per 1,000 people
Ranked 4th. 49 times more than India

Radio > List of radio stations <p>All India Radio - public, operates domestic and external networks</p> </p>Radio One - commercial radio network in six big cities</p> </p>Radio Mirchi - commercial network, stations in Mumbai, Delhi and other cities, mainly music, operated by The Times Group</p> <br> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-12557390">Full Article</a> <p>NPR (National Public Radio) - non-commercial network of member stations; news, information and cultural programmes</p> </p>Clear Channel - America&#039;s largest commercial radio operator, owns more than 1,200 stations</p> </p>CBS Radio - major commercial operator with nearly 180 stations in major markets</p> <br> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-16757497">Full Article</a>
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 68.72
Ranked 152nd.
98.17
Ranked 111th. 43% more than India

Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 257.91 per 1,000 people
Ranked 4th.
846.78 per 1,000 people
Ranked 59th. 3 times more than India

Television > List of TV stations <p>Doordarshan - public TV; operates national, regional, local and satellite services</p> </p>CNN-IBN - 24-hour news channel in English, partially owned by CNN&#039;s parent, Turner International</p> </p>New Delhi TV (NDTV) - operates NDTV 24x7 and NDTV-India news channels in English and Hindi</p> <br> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-12557390">Full Article</a> <p>ABC - major commercial network</p> </p>CBS - major commercial network</p> </p>NBC - major commercial network</p> <br> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-16757497">Full Article</a>
Television receivers > Per capita 65.26 per 1,000 people
Ranked 113th.
803.21 per 1,000 people
Ranked 1st. 12 times more than India

Televisions per 1000 57.6
Ranked 133th.
754.89
Ranked 3rd. 13 times more than India
Personal computers per 1000 15.08
Ranked 48th.
764.36
Ranked 3rd. 51 times more than India

Radio broadcast stations AM 153, FM 91, shortwave 68 AM 4,789, FM 8,961, shortwave 19
Daily newspapers > Per 1,000 people 70.94
Ranked 42nd.
193.19
Ranked 18th. 3 times more than India

Fixed line and mobile phone subscribers > Per 1,000 people 127.67 per 1,000 people
Ranked 112th.
1,227.11 per 1,000 people
Ranked 36th. 10 times more than India

Internet > Users > Per capita 70.81 per 1,000 people
Ranked 115th.
695.68 per 1,000 people
Ranked 9th. 10 times more than India

Telecoms > Telephone lines per 1000 25.13
Ranked 157th.
442.8
Ranked 25th. 18 times more than India

Televisions 63 million
Ranked 4th.
219 million
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than India
Telephones > Main lines in use > Per capita 45.45 per 1,000 people
Ranked 122nd.
541.94 per 1,000 people
Ranked 9th. 12 times more than India

Internet users > Per 100 people 4.54
Ranked 145th.
75.77
Ranked 11th. 17 times more than India

Internet > Internet users 151.6 million
Ranked 3rd.
254.3 million
Ranked 2nd. 68% more than India
Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Daily > Per capita 60.09 per 1,000 people
Ranked 42nd.
198.23 per 1,000 people
Ranked 16th. 3 times more than India

Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps 20,000 Mbps
Ranked 8th.
970,953.5 Mbps
Ranked 1st. 49 times more than India

Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps > Per capita 18.27 Mbps per 1 million peop
Ranked 59th.
3,306.44 Mbps per 1 million peop
Ranked 19th. 181 times more than India

Personal computers 17 million
Ranked 4th.
223.81 million
Ranked 1st. 13 times more than India

Television broadcast stations 562
Ranked 2nd.
2,218
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than India

International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes 3.1 billion min.
Ranked 8th.
82.06 billion min.
Ranked 1st. 26 times more than India

Radios per 1000 106.05
Ranked 164th.
1,982.02
Ranked 1st. 19 times more than India
Telephones > Mobile cellular per 1000 555.73
Ranked 4th.
932.29
Ranked 78th. 68% more than India

Information and communication technology spending > Current US$ $52.35 billion
Ranked 11th.
$991.69 billion
Ranked 1st. 19 times more than India

Internet > Percent using internet 12.58%
Ranked 153th.
81.03%
Ranked 24th. 6 times more than India

Telephones > Mobile cellular 893.86 million
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than United States
290.3 million
Ranked 3rd.

Radio receivers > Per capita 0.12 per capita
Ranked 147th.
2.11 per capita
Ranked 1st. 18 times more than India

Telephones > Main lines in use per 1000 29.67
Ranked 4th.
459.63
Ranked 20th. 15 times more than India

Telephone mainlines per 1000 44.14
Ranked 103th.
607.73
Ranked 8th. 14 times more than India

Newspapers > List of newspapers <p>The Times of India - Mumbai-based daily</p> </p>The Hindu - Chennai-based daily</p> </p>The Hindustan Times - New Delhi-based daily</p> <br> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-12557390">Full Article</a> <p>USA Today - national daily</p> </p>Wall Street Journal - business daily</p> </p>Christian Science Monitor - church-owned daily</p> <br> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-16757497">Full Article</a>
Films produced 946
Ranked 1st. 55% more than United States
611
Ranked 2nd.
Cinema attendance 2.86 billion
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than United States
1.42 billion
Ranked 2nd.
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 a large, technologically advanced, multipurpose communications system
Cinema attendance per capita 2.61
Ranked 13th.
4.9
Ranked 2nd. 87% more than India
Television receivers per 1000 63.61
Ranked 112th.
803.21
Ranked 1st. 13 times more than India

Cinema > Number of national feature films produced 1,255
Ranked 1st. 53% more than United States
819
Ranked 3rd.

Internet > IP addresses per capita 28.78
Ranked 162nd.
4,911.96
Ranked 2nd. 171 times more than India
Average cost of local call 0.02
Ranked 89th.
0.09
Ranked 3rd. 5 times more than India
Internet > Users 80 million
Ranked 3rd.
208 million
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than India

Internet > Internet penetration 12.6%
Ranked 162nd.
81%
Ranked 29th. 6 times more than India
Mobile phone subscribers per 1000 79.85
Ranked 131st.
682.36
Ranked 50th. 9 times more than India

Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions per 1000 699.22
Ranked 148th.
987.53
Ranked 110th. 41% more than India

Telecoms > Telephone lines 31.08 million
Ranked 10th.
139 million
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than India

Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions 864.72 million
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than United States
310 million
Ranked 3rd.

Internet > Internet Service Providers 43
Ranked 27th.
7,000
Ranked 1st. 163 times more than India
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers 14.31 million
Ranked 10th.
88.52 million
Ranked 2nd. 6 times more than India

Cinemas > Per capita 0.023 per 1,000 people
Ranked 32nd.
0.116 per 1,000 people
Ranked 5th. 5 times more than India

Telephones > Main lines in use 32.69 million
Ranked 10th.
146 million
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than India

Telecommunications > Telephone > Main fixed phone lines per 100 people 2.51
Ranked 156th.
44.41
Ranked 23th. 18 times more than India

Active military personnel 1.32 million
Ranked 1st.
1.43 million
Ranked 1st. 8% more than India
Radio receivers per 1000 117.12
Ranked 148th.
2,108.88
Ranked 1st. 18 times more than India

Mobile phone subscribers > Per capita 82.22 per 1,000 people
Ranked 129th.
680.31 per 1,000 people
Ranked 49th. 8 times more than India

Internet > Hosts per 1000 2.3
Ranked 110th.
1,039.15
Ranked 2nd. 451 times more than India

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions 864.72 million
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than United States
303.05 million
Ranked 3rd.

Radio receivers 116 million
Ranked 4th.
575 million
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than India

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile phones 904.48 million
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than United States
327.58 million
Ranked 3rd.
Television receivers 63 million
Ranked 4th.
219 million
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than India

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Religion > Theology 1,150
Ranked 7th.
3,803
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than India

Television broadcast stations > Per capita 0.582 per 1 million people
Ranked 56th.
7.42 per 1 million people
Ranked 17th. 13 times more than India

Mobile phone subscribers 90 million
Ranked 5th.
201.65 million
Ranked 2nd. 2 times more than India

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 - 1; multiple ocean cable systems provide international connectivity; satellite earth stations - 61 Intelsat (45 Atlantic Ocean and 16 Pacific Ocean), 5 Intersputnik (Atlantic Ocean region), and 4 Inmarsat (Pacific and Atlantic Ocean regions)
Internet > ISP 43
Ranked 16th.
7,000
Ranked 1st. 163 times more than India
Internet > Broadband subscribers per 1000 1.15
Ranked 86th.
167.13
Ranked 15th. 145 times more than India

Telecommunications > Telephone > Fixed telephone lines 31.08 million
Ranked 10th.
139 million
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than India

Radios 116 million
Ranked 4th.
575 million
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than India
Films produced per million 0.865
Ranked 32nd.
2.11
Ranked 18th. 2 times more than India
Internet > Hosts 2.71 million
Ranked 24th.
316 million
Ranked 1st. 117 times more than India

Cinemas > Annual attendance 2.86 billion
Ranked 1st. 95% more than United States
1.47 billion
Ranked 1st.

Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Daily per 1000 58.57
Ranked 44th.
198.27
Ranked 16th. 3 times more than India

Cinemas > Annual attendance per capita 2.84
Ranked 10th.
5.25
Ranked 2nd. 85% more than India

Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps per million 17.74 Mbps
Ranked 59th.
3,316.04 Mbps
Ranked 19th. 187 times more than India

Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Number of titles 1,874
Ranked 1st. 26% more than United States
1,486
Ranked 2nd.

Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Total average circulation 79.24 million
Ranked 2nd. 38% more than United States
57.35 million
Ranked 4th.

Cinema > Percentage of feature films co-produced 0.0
Ranked 42nd.
11.6%
Ranked 44th.

Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Daily 59.02 million
Ranked 3rd. 6% more than United States
55.95 million
Ranked 3rd.

Internet > Top level domain .in .us
Information and communication technology expenditure > Current US$ > Per $ GDP 0.058$ per $1 of GDP
Ranked 39th.
0.088$ per $1 of GDP
Ranked 8th. 52% more than India

Cinema > Number of national feature films produced per million people 1.03
Ranked 56th.
2.63
Ranked 38th. 3 times more than India

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Pure sciences 570
Ranked 16th.
3,725
Ranked 2nd. 7 times more than India

Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Total average circulation per thousand people 71.35
Ranked 44th.
195.85
Ranked 19th. 3 times more than India

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) a large system of fiber-optic cable, microwave radio relay, coaxial cable, and domestic satellites carries every form of telephone traffic; a rapidly growing cellular system carries mobile telephone traffic throughout the country
Internet country code .in .us
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps > Per $ GDP 24.82 Mbps per $1 trillion of
Ranked 41st.
83.14 Mbps per $1 trillion of
Ranked 29th. 3 times more than India

International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes per capita 2.88 min.
Ranked 112th.
280.26 min.
Ranked 9th. 97 times more than India

Telephone mainlines 49.75 million
Ranked 4th.
177.95 million
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than India

Cinemas 21,801
Ranked 2nd.
31,640
Ranked 1st. 45% more than India

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Total > Per capita 0.014 per 1,000 people
Ranked 55th.
0.253 per 1,000 people
Ranked 37th. 18 times more than India

Internet > Specific websites > LinkedIn penetration 2.02%
Ranked 10th.
29.9%
Ranked 1st. 15 times more than India
Internet > Broadband subscribers > Per capita 1.19 per 1,000 people
Ranked 87th.
166.63 per 1,000 people
Ranked 15th. 140 times more than India

Internet > Censorship > Political filtering Selective filtering No evidence of filtering
Internet > Price basket for Internet > US$ per month 6.78$/month
Ranked 169th.
14.95$/month
Ranked 120th. 2 times more than India

International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes > Per capita 2.96 min. per capita
Ranked 110th.
279.45 min. per capita
Ranked 9th. 95 times more than India

Internet hosts None None
Cinema > Percentage of fully nationally produced feature films 100%
Ranked 2nd. 13% more than United States
88.4%
Ranked 16th.

Information and communication technology spending per capita > Current US$ $45.31
Ranked 66th.
$3,230.18
Ranked 2nd. 71 times more than India

Information and communication technology expenditure > Current US$ > Per capita 49.83$ per capita
Ranked 69th.
3,851.5$ per capita
Ranked 2nd. 77 times more than India

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Literature 5,294
Ranked 5th.
13,221
Ranked 3rd. 2 times more than India

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Philology 275
Ranked 18th.
898
Ranked 10th. 3 times more than India

Mobile cellular subscriptions 346.89 million
Ranked 3rd. 28% more than United States
270.5 million
Ranked 4th.

Internet > Broadband subscribers 1.3 million
Ranked 22nd.
49.39 million
Ranked 1st. 38 times more than India

Internet > Internet Service Providers per million 0.0393
Ranked 192nd.
24.13
Ranked 23th. 614 times more than India
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Applied sciences 760
Ranked 23th.
10,762
Ranked 3rd. 14 times more than India

Cinemas per million 22.01
Ranked 34th.
116.04
Ranked 5th. 5 times more than India

Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Daily 5,221
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than United States
1,476
Ranked 1st.

Internet > IP addresses 34.69 million
Ranked 15th.
1.54 billion
Ranked 1st. 44 times more than India
Newspapers > Non-daily newspapers > Total average circulation per thousand people 69.76
Ranked 31st.
367.37
Ranked 13th. 5 times more than India

Telecommunications investment > Current LCU 165710000000 26836000000
Fixed broadband Internet subscribers > Per 100 people 0.46
Ranked 114th.
24.02
Ranked 18th. 52 times more than India

Telecommunications > Telephone > Fixed telephone lines per thousand people 25.13
Ranked 161st.
442.8
Ranked 28th. 18 times more than India

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Total 14,085
Ranked 9th.
68,175
Ranked 3rd. 5 times more than India

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile subscriptions 59.05 million
Ranked 7th.
234.41 million
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than India
Internet > Broadband access 623,000
Ranked 31st.
40.88 million
Ranked 1st. 66 times more than India
Television broadcast stations per million 0.567
Ranked 61st.
7.43
Ranked 15th. 13 times more than India

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Total per million 13.98
Ranked 57th.
253.07
Ranked 36th. 18 times more than India

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Arts and recreation 573
Ranked 15th.
4,245
Ranked 6th. 7 times more than India

Internet > TLD .in .us
Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 30.43
Ranked 147th.
88.87
Ranked 80th. 3 times more than India

Internet > Livejournal users 1,602
Ranked 24th.
1.29 million
Ranked 1st. 807 times more than India
Internet > Secure Internet servers 825
Ranked 29th.
259,881
Ranked 1st. 315 times more than India

Cinemas > Annual attendance > Per capita 2.91 per capita
Ranked 11th.
5.25 per capita
Ranked 2nd. 80% more than India

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile number portability > Price 19 free
Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile number portability > Implementation date 2011.01.20 2003.11.24
Telecommunications > Country calling code 91 1
Telephone subscribers per 1000 123.99
Ranked 112th.
1,230.67
Ranked 35th. 10 times more than India

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile penetration 4.9%
Ranked 109th.
74.7%
Ranked 9th. 15 times more than India
E-Government rating 45.1
Ranked 57th.
60.1
Ranked 4th. 33% more than India
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Literature > Per capita 5.39 per 1 million people
Ranked 47th.
49.08 per 1 million people
Ranked 36th. 9 times more than India

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Pure sciences per million 0.566
Ranked 53th.
13.83
Ranked 34th. 24 times more than India

Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Daily per million 5.18
Ranked 21st.
5.23
Ranked 20th. 1% more than India

Newspapers > Newspaper journalists 16,079
Ranked 6th.
54,134
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than India

Internet > Secure Internet servers > Per capita 0.743 per 1 million people
Ranked 133th.
869.2 per 1 million people
Ranked 7th. 1170 times more than India

Telecommunications > Telephone > Landlines 30.79 million
Ranked 9th.
114 million
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than India
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Generalities > Per capita 0.413 per 1 million people
Ranked 51st.
11.24 per 1 million people
Ranked 32nd. 27 times more than India

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Literature per million 5.25
Ranked 49th.
49.08
Ranked 35th. 9 times more than India

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Geography > History 1,299
Ranked 8th.
6,583
Ranked 3rd. 5 times more than India

Internet > Livejournal users per million 1.44
Ranked 185th.
4,415.29
Ranked 3rd. 3061 times more than India
Background India&#39;s film industry, Bollywood, is the largest in the world, out-producing the more widely recognised US film industry by more than one-third. In 2003, a total of 964 <a href="http://www.nationmaster.com/graph/med_fil_pro-media-films-produced">films were produced</a>&nbsp;in India, with Hollywood making 611 films, and Japan 310. Indeed, Indians are film enthusiasts to the extreme, with 2.8 billion <a href="http://www.nationmaster.com/graph/med_cin_att-media-cinema-attendance">cinema tickets</a>&nbsp;sold in India in 2002, which is double US ticket sales, (1.2 billion). India&#39;s hunger for information is also extreme with the most <a href="http://www.nationmaster.com/graph/med_new_and_per_num_of_tit_dai-newspapers-periodicals-number-titles-daily">newspaper titles</a>&nbsp;(5,221), highest <a href="http://www.nationmaster.com/graph/med_new_and_per_cir_dai-media-newspapers-periodicals-circulation-daily">newspaper circulation</a>&nbsp;(59 million) and the 2nd highest <a href="http://www.nationmaster.com/graph/med_tel_bro_sta-media-television-broadcast-stations">TV broadcasters</a>&nbsp;(562) in the world. Despite the prominence of Hollywood in world cinema, America does not have the highest <a href="http://www.nationmaster.com/graph/med_cin_att-media-cinema-attendance">cinema attendance</a>. In fact, their 1.4 billion cinema tickets sold is half that of leaders India. Indonesia has the 3rd highest number with 190 million tickets sold. Perhaps that is because of the number of <a href="http://www.nationmaster.com/graph/med_fil_pro-media-films-produced">films produced</a> annually, with the US also 2nd behind India, 611 films to 946 according to 2003 figures.
Internet > Linux web servers 25
Ranked 41st.
11,108
Ranked 1st. 444 times more than India
Website defacements 119
Ranked 16th.
429
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than India
Website defacements per million 0.112
Ranked 115th.
1.51
Ranked 69th. 13 times more than India
1995 Shanghai International Film Festival > In competition > Director Vidhu Vinod Chopra Alfonso Arau
Computer > Communications and other services > % of commercial service imports 43.07%
Ranked 28th. 43% more than United States
30.02%
Ranked 58th.

Newspapers > Non-daily newspapers > Number of titles per million people 4.82
Ranked 72nd.
25.98
Ranked 42nd. 5 times more than India

Internet servers using encryption 1,796
Ranked 28th.
378,887
Ranked 1st. 211 times more than India

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Geography > History per million 1.29
Ranked 53th.
24.44
Ranked 27th. 19 times more than India

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Social sciences > Per capita 3.41 per 1 million people
Ranked 53th.
52.8 per 1 million people
Ranked 39th. 15 times more than India

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Social sciences 3,350
Ranked 9th.
14,225
Ranked 3rd. 4 times more than India

Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Daily > Per capita 5.32 per 1 million people
Ranked 20th. 2% more than United States
5.23 per 1 million people
Ranked 19th.

Internet > Hosts > Per capita 2.36 per 1,000 people
Ranked 128th.
1,040.07 per 1,000 people
Ranked 3rd. 441 times more than India

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Applied sciences > Per capita 0.774 per 1 million people
Ranked 53th.
39.95 per 1 million people
Ranked 35th. 52 times more than India

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Philosophy > Psychology > Per capita 0.415 per 1 million people
Ranked 47th.
8.66 per 1 million people
Ranked 35th. 21 times more than India

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Fixed broadband Internet subscribers 5.28 million
Ranked 15th.
73.12 million
Ranked 2nd. 14 times more than India

ICT goods imports > % total goods imports 5.04%
Ranked 79th.
12.49%
Ranked 15th. 2 times more than India

ICT goods > Exports > % of total goods > Exports 1.31%
Ranked 64th.
12.78%
Ranked 16th. 10 times more than India

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Applied sciences per million 0.754
Ranked 54th.
39.95
Ranked 34th. 53 times more than India

ICT service > Exports > BoP > Current US$ $51.80 billion
Ranked 2nd. 2 times more than United States
$22.44 billion
Ranked 3rd.

Telephone lines 37.9 million
Ranked 8th.
154.65 million
Ranked 3rd. 4 times more than India

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Pure sciences > Per capita 0.58 per 1 million people
Ranked 49th.
13.83 per 1 million people
Ranked 35th. 24 times more than India

Internet > Secure Internet servers per million 0.722
Ranked 132nd.
870.97
Ranked 7th. 1207 times more than India

Television standard > VHF PAL B NTSC M
Idol series > Idol around the world > Winners Season 1, 2004-05 : Abhijeet Sawant <br> <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indian_Idol_%28Season_2%29">Season 2, 2005-06</a> : Sandeep Acharya <br> Season 3, 2007 : Auditions in progress <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Idol_%28Season_1%29">Season 1, 2002</a> : Kelly Clarkson <br> <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Idol_%28Season_2%29">Season 2, 2003</a> : Ruben Studdard <br> <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Idol_%28Season_3%29">Season 3, 2004</a> : Fantasia Barrino <br> <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Idol_%28Season_4%29">Season 4, 2005</a> : Carrie Underwood <br> <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Idol_%28Season_5%29">Season 5, 2006</a> : Taylor Hicks <br> <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Idol_%28Season_6%29">Season 6, 2007</a> : In progress
Internet > ISP per million 0.0413
Ranked 131st.
24.34
Ranked 3rd. 590 times more than India
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Philology per million 0.273
Ranked 52nd.
3.33
Ranked 47th. 12 times more than India

Telephone mainlines > Per capita 45.45 per 1,000 people
Ranked 102nd.
605.97 per 1,000 people
Ranked 9th. 13 times more than India

Telephone employees > Total > Per capita 0.404 per 1,000 people
Ranked 124th.
3.55 per 1,000 people
Ranked 5th. 9 times more than India

Telecommunications investment > % of revenue 45.93%
Ranked 15th. 5 times more than United States
9.22%
Ranked 87th.

Newspapers > Newspaper journalists per million people 14.48
Ranked 41st.
183.18
Ranked 15th. 13 times more than India

Telephone faults > Per 100 mainlines 126 per 100 mainlines
Ranked 3rd. 10 times more than United States
13.24 per 100 mainlines
Ranked 26th.

Telephone subscribers > Per capita 127.67 per 1,000 people
Ranked 112th.
1,227.11 per 1,000 people
Ranked 36th. 10 times more than India

Phone subscribers 43.78
Ranked 123th.
1,117.9
Ranked 22nd. 26 times more than India
Internet > Secure Internet servers > Per 1 million people 3.57
Ranked 145th.
1,474.08
Ranked 19th. 413 times more than India

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Philology > Per capita 0.28 per 1 million people
Ranked 51st.
3.33 per 1 million people
Ranked 47th. 12 times more than India

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Geography > History > Per capita 1.32 per 1 million people
Ranked 51st.
24.44 per 1 million people
Ranked 28th. 18 times more than India

Telephone lines > Per 100 people 3.32
Ranked 143th.
50.81
Ranked 17th. 15 times more than India

Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers > Per 100 people 1.14
Ranked 128th.
28.03
Ranked 22nd. 25 times more than India

Price basket for mobile > US$ per month 2.39$/month
Ranked 178th.
5.21$/month
Ranked 153th. 2 times more than India

Telecoms > Telephone lines > Per 100 people 2.47
Ranked 158th.
44.02
Ranked 25th. 18 times more than India

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Religion > Theology > Per capita 1.17 per 1 million people
Ranked 48th.
14.12 per 1 million people
Ranked 36th. 12 times more than India

Price basket for residential fixed line > US$ per month 3.28$/month
Ranked 110th.
25.02$/month
Ranked 26th. 8 times more than India

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Philosophy > Psychology per million 0.405
Ranked 48th.
8.66
Ranked 33th. 21 times more than India

Telephone subscribers 139.75 million
Ranked 4th.
360.35 million
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than India

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Arts and recreation per million 0.569
Ranked 54th.
15.76
Ranked 30th. 28 times more than India

Telephone subscribers per employee 107.93
Ranked 120th.
345.72
Ranked 61st. 3 times more than India

Telecommunications revenue > % GDP 1.93% GDP
Ranked 69th.
2.67% GDP
Ranked 96th. 38% more than India

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Religion > Theology per million 1.14
Ranked 49th.
14.12
Ranked 36th. 12 times more than India

Internet > IP addresses (share) 0.8
Ranked 14th.
35.9
Ranked 1st. 45 times more than India
Telephone system > Regulation 1997 1934
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Generalities per million 0.403
Ranked 53th.
11.24
Ranked 31st. 28 times more than India

Royalties and fees $0.10
Ranked 54th.
$134.30
Ranked 5th. 1343 times more than India
Internet > ISP > Per capita 0.042 per 1 million people
Ranked 124th.
24.27 per 1 million people
Ranked 2nd. 578 times more than India
Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Number of titles per million people 1.69
Ranked 89th.
5.08
Ranked 42nd. 3 times more than India

Newspapers > Non-daily newspapers > Total average circulation 77.48 million
Ranked 5th.
107.57 million
Ranked 2nd. 39% more than India

Internet > Linux web servers per million 0.0236
Ranked 97th.
38.98
Ranked 5th. 1652 times more than India
Telecommunications > Telephone > International calling code 91
Ranked 41st. 91 times more than United States
1
Ranked 32nd.
Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions per thousand people 699.22
Ranked 148th.
965.4
Ranked 113th. 38% more than India

Phone system > International dialling code +91 +1
Newspapers > Non-daily newspapers > Number of titles 5,351
Ranked 3rd.
7,607
Ranked 1st. 42% more than India

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile subscriptions per thousand people 48.37
Ranked 111th.
740.25
Ranked 9th. 15 times more than India
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Social sciences per million 3.32
Ranked 55th.
52.8
Ranked 38th. 16 times more than India

Telecommunications revenue > Current LCU 688000000000 291122000000
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Generalities 406
Ranked 10th.
3,027
Ranked 3rd. 7 times more than India

Internet servers using encryption > Per 1 million people 1.55
Ranked 128th.
1,234.13
Ranked 6th. 796 times more than India

ICT service > Exports > % of service > Exports > BoP 65.89%
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than United States
22.13%
Ranked 60th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Philosophy > Psychology 408
Ranked 14th.
2,333
Ranked 3rd. 6 times more than India

Computer > Communications and other services > % of commercial service > Exports 66.44%
Ranked 8th. 54% more than United States
43.14%
Ranked 26th.

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