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Svalbard

Svalbard Media Stats

Definitions

  • 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.
  • Radio broadcast stations: The total number of AM, FM, and shortwave broadcast stations.
  • 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
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Broadcast media the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (NRK) began direct television transmission to Svalbard via satellite in 1984; Longyearbyen households have access to 3 NRK radio and 2 television stations 2008
Internet > ISP 13 2000 58th out of 161
Internet > Internet Service Providers 13 2003 78th out of 229
Radio broadcast stations AM 1, FM 1 (plus 2 repeaters), shortwave 0 1998
Telephone system > General assessment adequate 2013
Telephone system > International country code - 47-790; satellite earth station - 1 of unknown type (for communication with Norwegian mainland only) 2012

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; CIA World Factbook, December 2003

Citation

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

Svalbard Media Profiles (Subcategories)

Internet 3 Telephone system 3