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Cameroon

Cameroon Media Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Broadcast media government maintains tight control over broadcast media; state-owned Cameroon Radio Television (CRTV), broadcasting on both a television and radio network, was the only officially recognized and fully licensed broadcaster until August 2007 when the government finally issued licenses to 2 private TV broadcasters and 1 private radio broadcaster; about 70 privately-owned unlicensed radio stations operating but are subject to closure at any time; foreign news services required to partner with state-owned national station 2007
Households with television 17.71% 2002 113th out of 142
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000 0.0507 2012 181st out of 188
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps > Per capita 0.582 Mbps per 1 million peop 2002 136th out of 163
Internet > Internet users 1.15 million 2013 113th out of 209
Internet > Internet users per thousand people 55.83 2013 178th out of 205
Internet users 749,600 2009 104th out of 206
Personal computers > Per capita 9.98 per 1,000 people 2004 129th out of 155
Radio > List of radio stations

Cameroon Radio Television - state-run

Radio Reine - Catholic station

Radio Siantou - private

2012
Radio broadcast stations AM 2, FM 9, shortwave 3 2002
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 64.04 2012 157th out of 200
Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 251.16 per 1,000 people 2007 124th out of 162
Television > List of TV stations

Cameroon Radio Television - state-run

Canal 2 - private

STV - private

2012
Television receivers > Per capita 32.29 per 1,000 people 1997 128th out of 178
Televisions 450,000 2003 106th out of 214

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.; Wikipedia: List of countries by number of Internet users (Calculated using penetration rate and population data from "Countries and Areas Ranked by Population: 2012" , Population data, International Programs, U.S. Census Bureau, retrieved 26 June 2013); Wikipedia: List of countries by number of Internet users (Calculated using penetration rate and population data from "Countries and Areas Ranked by Population: 2012" , Population data, International Programs, U.S. Census Bureau, retrieved 26 June 2013). 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.; Internet World Stats, June 30, 2010; British Broadcasting Corporation 2014; 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.; Source: UNESCO UIS Data | UNESCO Institute for Statistics; CIA World Factbook, December 2003

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