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Pakistan

Pakistan Media Stats

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Broadcast media media is government regulated; 1 dominant state-owned TV broadcaster, Pakistan Television Corporation (PTV), operates a network consisting of 6 channels; private TV broadcasters are permitted and some foreign satellite channels are carried by cable TV operators; the state-owned radio network operates more than 40 stations; privately-owned radio stations mostly limit programming to music and talk shows 2007
Households with television 46.52% 2003 41st out of 52
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000 5.17 2012 140th out of 188
Internet > Internet users 18.96 million 2013 27th out of 209
Internet > Internet users > Per 100 people 9.96 2012 164th out of 201
Internet > Internet users per thousand people 98.12 2013 168th out of 205
Internet users 20.43 million 2009 20th out of 206
News Agencies > List of news agencies

Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) - state-funded

2013
Personal computers > Per capita 4.24 per 1,000 people 2001 136th out of 162
Radio > List of radio stations

Radio Pakistan - state-run, operates 25 stations nationwide, an external service and the entertainment-based FM 101 network, aimed at younger listeners

Azad Kashmir Radio - state-run, for Pakistani-administered Kashmir

Mast FM 103 - private, music


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2013
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 66.77 2012 155th out of 200
Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 509.38 per 1,000 people 2008 3rd out of 6
Television > List of TV stations

Pakistan Television Corporation Ltd - state TV, operates PTV Home, regional network PTV National, Baluchi-language PTV Bolan, PTV News

ATV - semi-private, terrestrial network

Geo TV - leading private satellite broadcaster, owned by Jang publishing group; based in Dubai; services include Urdu-language Geo News


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2013
Television receivers > Per capita 24.13 per 1,000 people 1997 138th out of 178
Televisions per 1000 20.34 2003 156th 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.; 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); 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.; Internet World Stats, June 30, 2010; British Broadcasting Corporation 2014; 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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