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French Guiana

French Guiana Media Stats

Definitions

  • Internet > Hosts: This entry lists the number of Internet hosts available within a country. An Internet host is a computer connected directly to the Internet; normally an Internet Service Provider's (ISP) computer is a host. Internet users may use either a hard-wired terminal, at an institution with a mainframe computer connected directly to the Internet, or may connect remotely by way of a modem via telephone line, cable, or satellite to the Internet Service Provider's host computer. The number of hosts is one indicator of the extent of Internet connectivity.
  • Internet > Internet Service Providers: The number of Internet Service Providers within a country. An ISP is defined as a company that provides access to the Internet.
  • Internet > Percent using internet: Percentage of individuals using the Internet.
  • Internet > Users: This entry gives the number of users within a country that access the Internet. Statistics vary from country to country and may include users who access the Internet at least several times a week to those who access it only once within a period of several months.
  • Internet > Users > Per capita: This entry gives the number of users within a country that access the Internet. Statistics vary from country to country and may include users who access the Internet at least several times a week to those who access it only once within a period of several months. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Total average circulation: Estimated number of daily newspapers circulated each day.
  • Radio broadcast stations: The total number of AM, FM, and shortwave broadcast stations.
  • 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 > Main lines in use: The total number of main telephone lines in use.
  • Telephones > Mobile cellular: The total number of mobile cellular telephones in use.
  • Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita: The total number of mobile cellular telephones in use. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Television broadcast stations: This entry gives the total number of separate broadcast stations plus any repeater stations.
  • Televisions: The total number of televisions
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Internet > Hosts 106 2006 181st out of 223
Internet > ISP 2 2000 110th out of 161
Internet > Internet Service Providers 2 2003 155th out of 229
Internet > Percent using internet 25.7% 2009 101st out of 200
Internet > Users 38,000 2005 146th out of 184
Internet > Users > Per capita 194.37 per 1,000 people 2005 69th out of 183
Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Total average circulation 1,600 1996 160th out of 183
Radio broadcast stations AM 2, FM 14 (including 6 repeaters), shortwave 6 (including 5 repeaters) 1998
Telephone system > International country code - 594; satellite earth station - 1 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean) 2006
Telephones > Main lines in use 51,000 2001 26th out of 40
Telephones > Mobile cellular 98,000 2004 20th out of 42
Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 512.26 per 1,000 people 2004 21st out of 42
Television broadcast stations 3 1997 50th out of 89
Television receivers 30,000 1997 161st out of 184
Televisions 30,000 2003 168th out of 214

SOURCES: All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; CIA World Factbook, December 2003; International Telecommunications Union. Source tables; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; Source: UNESCO UIS Data | UNESCO Institute for Statistics

Citation

"French Guiana Media Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/French-Guiana/Media

French Guiana Media Profiles (Subcategories)

Internet 10 Telephones 3
Telecommunications 4