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India Media Stats

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Broadcast media Doordarshan, India's public TV network, operates about 20 national, regional, and local services; a large and increasing number of privately owned TV stations are distributed by cable and satellite service providers; by 2011, more than 100 million homes had access to cable and satellite TV offering more than 700 TV channels; 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 have been permitted and their numbers have increased rapidly 2007
Households with television 32% 2002 98th out of 142
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000 11.57 2012 128th out of 188
Internet > Internet users per thousand people 124.18 2013 159th out of 205
Internet users 61.34 million 2009 6th out of 206
News Agencies > List of news agencies

Press Trust of India (PTI) - non-profit, owned by newspaper titles

Asian News International (ANI) - commercial, privately-owned multimedia news agency

Indo-Asian News Service (IANS) - privately-owned newswire

2013
Personal computers > Per capita 15.53 per 1,000 people 2005 48th out of 58
Phone system > International dialling code +91 2013
Radio > List of radio stations

All India Radio - public, operates domestic and external networks

Radio One - commercial radio network in six big cities

Radio Mirchi - commercial network, stations in Mumbai, Delhi and other cities, mainly music, operated by The Times Group


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2013
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 68.72 2012 152nd out of 200
Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 257.91 per 1,000 people 2008 4th out of 6
Television > List of TV stations

Doordarshan - public TV; operates national, regional, local and satellite services

CNN-IBN - 24-hour news channel in English, partially owned by CNN's parent, Turner International

New Delhi TV (NDTV) - operates NDTV 24x7 and NDTV-India news channels in English and Hindi


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Television receivers > Per capita 65.26 per 1,000 people 1997 113th out of 178
Televisions 63 million 2003 4th out of 214
Televisions > Households with TV 60.65 million 2001 1st out of 4

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). 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; 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; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables

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