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Laos

Laos Media Stats

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  • Households with television: Households with television are the share of households with a television set. Some countries report only the number of households with a color television set, and therefore the true number may be higher than reported.
  • Internet country code: This entry includes the two-letter codes maintained by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) in the ISO 3166 Alpha-2 list and used by the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) to establish country-coded top-level domains (ccTLDs).
  • Mobile phones: Mobile cellular per 100 population (2002).
  • Personal computers: Personal computers are self-contained computers designed to be used by a single individual.
  • Personal computers > Per capita: Personal computers are self-contained computers designed to be used by a single individual. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Radio broadcast stations: The total number of AM, FM, and shortwave broadcast stations.
  • Telephone system > Domestic: A brief characterization of the system with details on the domestic 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 -
  • 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.
  • 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 > Mobile cellular: The total number of mobile cellular telephones in use.
  • Television broadcast stations: This entry gives the total number of separate broadcast stations plus any repeater stations.
  • Television receivers > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Televisions: The total number of televisions
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Broadcast media 6 m 2012
Households with television 30.3% 2002 100th out of 142
Internet country code .la 2013
Internet hosts None 2012 165th out of 231
Mobile phones 1 per 100 people 2002 42nd out of 43
Personal computers 100,000 2005 42nd out of 58
Personal computers > Per capita 17.66 per 1,000 people 2005 47th out of 58
Radio broadcast stations AM 7, FM 14, shortwave 2 2007
Telephone system > Domestic 4 2013
Telephone system > General assessment service to general public is improving; the government relies on a radiotelephone network to communicate with remote areas 2013
Telephone system > International country code - 856; satellite earth station - 1 Intersputnik (Indian Ocean region) and a second to be developed by China 2012
Telephones > Mobile cellular 5.48 million 2011 97th out of 192
Television broadcast stations 7 2006 20th out of 38
Television receivers > Per capita 10.57 per 1,000 people 1997 154th out of 178
Televisions 52,000 2003 155th out of 214

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; World Development Indicators database; CIA World Factbooks 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013; International Telecommunication Union; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; Source: UNESCO UIS Data | UNESCO Institute for Statistics; CIA World Factbook, December 2003

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

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