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Democratic Republic of the Congo

Democratic Republic of the Congo Media Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Broadcast media state-owned TV broadcast station with near national coverage; more than a dozen privately owned TV stations with 2 having near national coverage; 2 state-owned radio stations are supplemented by more than 100 private radio stations; transmissions of at least 2 international broadcasters are available 2007
Households with television 1.69% 2002 142nd out of 142
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000 0.0 2012 186th out of 188
Internet > Internet users > Per 100 people 1.68 2012 192nd out of 201
Internet > Internet users per thousand people 16.38 2013 196th out of 205
Internet > Users per 1000 4.03 2007 144th out of 149
Internet users 290,000 2008 3rd out of 9
News Agencies > List of news agencies

Agence Congolaise de Presse (ACP) - state-controlled

2012
Radio > List of radio stations

La Voix du Congo - operated by RTNC, broadcasting in French, Swahili, Lingala, Tshiluba and Kikongo

Radio Okapi - UN-backed politically-independent network, on FM and shortwave

Raga FM - private, carries some BBC World Service output


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2012
Radio broadcast stations AM 3, FM 11, shortwave 2 2001
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 28.01 2012 187th out of 200
Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 100.26 per 1,000 people 2007 145th out of 162
Television > List of TV stations

Radio-Television Nationale Congolaise (RTNC) - state-run terrestrial and satellite TV with near-national coverage

RTGA - private

Digital Congo - private, near-national coverage


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2012
Television receivers > Per capita 137.54 per 1,000 people 1997 88th out of 178
Televisions per 1000 127.09 2003 102nd 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.; 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.; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008. 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; Source: UNESCO UIS Data | UNESCO Institute for Statistics; 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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