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West Bank

West Bank 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.
  • Internet > TLD: 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).
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Telephones > Main lines in use: The total number of main telephone lines in use.
  • Telephones > Main lines in use > Per capita: The total number of main telephone lines in use. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • 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.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Broadcast media the Palestinian Authority operates 1 TV and 1 radio station; about 30 independent TV and 25 radio stations; both Jordanian TV and satellite TV are accessible 2008
Internet > Internet Service Providers 8 2003 95th out of 229
Internet > TLD .ps; note - same as Gaza Strip 2008
Internet > Users 355,500 2007 94th out of 154
Internet users 1.38 million 2009 85th out of 206
Radio broadcast stations AM 0, FM 8, shortwave 0 2005
Telephone system > General assessment continuing political and economic instability has impeded significant liberalization of the telecommunications industry 2013
Telephone system > International country code - 970; 1 international switch in Ramallah 2009
Telephones > Main lines in use 337,000 2010 108th out of 220
Telephones > Main lines in use > Per capita 140.9 per 1,000 people 2004 23th out of 46
Telephones > Mobile cellular 2.4 million 2010 129th out of 209
Television broadcast stations 8 2005 4th out of 13

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; CIA World Factbook, December 2003; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; Internet World Stats, June 30, 2010

Citation

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

West Bank Media Profiles (Subcategories)

Internet 3 Telephone system 3
Telephones 3