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American Samoa

American Samoa Media Stats

Definitions

  • Fixed line and mobile phone subscribers > Per 1,000 people: Fixed lines are telephone mainlines connecting a customer's equipment to the public switched telephone network. Mobile phone subscribers refer to users of portable telephones subscribing to an automatic public mobile telephone service using cellular technology that provides access to the public switched telephone network.
  • Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000: Fixed broadband Internet subscribers. Fixed broadband Internet subscribers are the number of broadband subscribers with a digital subscriber line, cable modem, or other high-speed technology. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Internet > Internet users > Per 100 people: Internet users (per 100 people). Internet users are people with access to the worldwide network.
  • Internet > Percent using internet: Percentage of individuals using the Internet.
  • Radio broadcast stations: The total number of AM, FM, and shortwave broadcast stations.
  • Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people: Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people). Mobile cellular telephone subscriptions are subscriptions to a public mobile telephone service using cellular technology, which provide access to the public switched telephone network. Post-paid and prepaid subscriptions are included.
  • Telecoms > Telephone lines per 1000: Telephone lines. Telephone lines are fixed telephone lines that connect a subscriber's terminal equipment to the public switched telephone network and that have a port on a telephone exchange. Integrated services digital network channels ands fixed wireless subscribers are included. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • Telephones > Main lines in use > Per capita: The total number of main telephone lines in use. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita: The total number of mobile cellular telephones in use. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Telephones > Mobile cellular per 1000: The total number of mobile cellular telephones in use. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Television broadcast stations: This entry gives the total number of separate broadcast stations plus any repeater stations.
  • Televisions: The total number of televisions
  • Televisions per 1000: The total number of televisions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Broadcast media 3 m 2009
Fixed line and mobile phone subscribers > Per 1,000 people 221.12 per 1,000 people 2004 117th out of 176
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000 0.0 2002 181st out of 199
Internet > Internet users > Per 100 people 0.0 1990 169th out of 203
Internet > Percent using internet 0.0 1990 171st out of 207
Radio broadcast stations AM 2, FM 3, shortwave 0 2006
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 3.64 2004 167th out of 204
Telecoms > Telephone lines per 1000 181.4 2012 91st out of 203
Telephone system > General assessment good telex, telegraph, facsimile, and cellular telephone services 2013
Telephones > Main lines in use > Per capita 182.46 per 1,000 people 2004 19th out of 46
Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 38.6 per 1,000 people 2004 37th out of 42
Telephones > Mobile cellular per 1000 37.12 2004 28th out of 33
Television broadcast stations 1 2006 35th out of 38
Televisions 14,000 2003 180th out of 214
Televisions per 1000 236.82 2003 71st out of 191

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; World Development Indicators database; International Telecommunication Union, World Telecommunication/ICT Development Report and database. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; International Telecommunication Union, World Telecommunication/ICT Development Report and database, and World Bank estimates.; International Telecommunications Union. Source tables; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; International Telecommunication Union, World Telecommunication/ICT Development Report and database, and World Bank estimates. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; CIA World Factbook, December 2003; CIA World Factbook, December 2003. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.

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American Samoa Media Profiles (Subcategories)

Internet 19 Telecoms 8
Newspapers 8 Telephones 6
Telecommunications 5 Telephone system 3