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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 > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000: Fixed broadband Internet subscribers. Fixed broadband Internet subscribers are the number of broadband subscribers with a digital subscriber line, cable modem, or other high-speed technology. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Internet > Internet users > Per 100 people: Internet users (per 100 people). Internet users are people with access to the worldwide network.
  • Internet > Internet users per thousand people: Internet users. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Internet > Users per 1000: 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. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • News Agencies > List of news agencies: List of news agencies.
  • 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 > List of radio stations: List of radio stations.
  • Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people: Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people). Mobile cellular telephone subscriptions are subscriptions to a public mobile telephone service using cellular technology, which provide access to the public switched telephone network. Post-paid and prepaid subscriptions are included.
  • Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita: The total number of mobile cellular telephones in use. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Television > List of TV stations: List of TV stations.
  • Television receivers > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Televisions per 1000: The total number of televisions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Personal computers per 1000: Personal computers are self-contained computers designed to be used by a single individual. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Radio broadcast stations: The total number of AM, FM, and shortwave broadcast stations.
  • Daily newspapers > Per 1,000 people: Daily newspapers refer to those published at least four times a week and calculated as average circulation (or copies printed) per 1,000 people."
  • Fixed line and mobile phone subscribers > Per 1,000 people: Fixed lines are telephone mainlines connecting a customer's equipment to the public switched telephone network. Mobile phone subscribers refer to users of portable telephones subscribing to an automatic public mobile telephone service using cellular technology that provides access to the public switched telephone network.
  • Internet > Users > Per capita: 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. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Telecoms > Telephone lines per 1000: Telephone lines. Telephone lines are fixed telephone lines that connect a subscriber's terminal equipment to the public switched telephone network and that have a port on a telephone exchange. Integrated services digital network channels ands fixed wireless subscribers are included. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Televisions: The total number of televisions
  • Telephones > Main lines in use > Per capita: The total number of main telephone lines in use. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Internet users > Per 100 people: Internet users are people with access to the worldwide network.
  • Internet > Internet users: Internet users.
  • Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Daily > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps: International Internet bandwidth is the contracted capacity of international connections between countries for transmitting Internet traffic.
  • Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps > Per capita: International Internet bandwidth is the contracted capacity of international connections between countries for transmitting Internet traffic. Per capita figures expressed per 1 million population.
  • Personal computers: Personal computers are self-contained computers designed to be used by a single individual.
  • Television broadcast stations: This entry gives the total number of separate broadcast stations plus any repeater stations.
  • International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes: International voice traffic is the sum of international incoming and outgoing telephone traffic (in minutes).
  • Radios per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Telephones > Mobile cellular per 1000: The total number of mobile cellular telephones in use. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Information and communication technology spending > Current US$: Information and communications technology expenditures include computer hardware (computers, storage devices, printers, and other peripherals); computer software (operating systems, programming tools, utilities, applications, and internal software development); computer services (information technology consulting, computer and network systems integration, Web hosting, data processing services, and other services); and communications services (voice and data communications services) and wired and wireless communications equipment."
  • Internet > Percent using internet: Percentage of individuals using the Internet.
  • Telephones > Mobile cellular: The total number of mobile cellular telephones in use.
  • Radio receivers > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Telephones > Main lines in use per 1000: The total number of main telephone lines in use. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Telephone mainlines per 1000: Telephone mainlines are fixed telephone lines connecting a subscriber to the telephone exchange equipment. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Newspapers > List of newspapers: List of newspapers.
  • Films produced: Amount of films created in specified country as catalogued by IMDB
  • 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.
  • Cinema attendance per capita: . Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Television receivers per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Cinema > Number of national feature films produced: Number of national feature films produced.
  • Internet > IP addresses per capita: Number of IPv4 internet address allocated per 1000 residents.
  • 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.
  • Internet > Internet penetration: Penetration.
  • Mobile phone subscribers per 1000: Mobile telephone subscribers are subscribers to a public mobile telephone service using cellular technology. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions per 1000: Mobile cellular subscriptions. Mobile cellular telephone subscriptions are subscriptions to a public mobile telephone service using cellular technology, which provide access to the public switched telephone network. Post-paid and prepaid subscriptions are included. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Telecoms > Telephone lines: Telephone lines. Telephone lines are fixed telephone lines that connect a subscriber's terminal equipment to the public switched telephone network and that have a port on a telephone exchange. Integrated services digital network channels ands fixed wireless subscribers are included.
  • Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions: Mobile cellular subscriptions. Mobile cellular telephone subscriptions are subscriptions to a public mobile telephone service using cellular technology, which provide access to the public switched telephone network. Post-paid and prepaid subscriptions are included.
  • 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 > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers: Fixed broadband Internet subscribers. Fixed broadband Internet subscribers are the number of broadband subscribers with a digital subscriber line, cable modem, or other high-speed technology.
  • Telephones > Main lines in use: The total number of main telephone lines in use.
  • Telecommunications > Telephone > Main fixed phone lines per 100 people: Fixed-telephone subscriptions per 100 inhabitants.
  • Active military personnel: Active military.

    No date was available from the Wikipedia article, so we used the date of retrieval.

  • Radio receivers per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Mobile phone subscribers > Per capita: Mobile telephone subscribers are subscribers to a public mobile telephone service using cellular technology. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Internet > Hosts per 1000: This entry lists the number of Internet hosts available within a country. An Internet host is a computer connected directly to the Internet; normally an Internet Service Provider's (ISP) computer is a host. Internet users may use either a hard-wired terminal, at an institution with a mainframe computer connected directly to the Internet, or may connect remotely by way of a modem via telephone line, cable, or satellite to the Internet Service Provider's host computer. The number of hosts is one indicator of the extent of Internet connectivity. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Number of PCs per million: The number of PC(personal computer) thousands in 2004. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions: Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions.
  • Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile phones: Number of mobile phones.

    No date was available from the Wikipedia article, so we used the date of retrieval.

  • Television broadcast stations > Per capita: This entry gives the total number of separate broadcast stations plus any repeater stations. Per capita figures expressed per 1 million population.
  • Telephone average cost of call to US > US$ per three minutes: Cost of international call to U.S. is the cost of a three-minute, peak rate, fixed line call from the country to the United States.
  • Mobile phone subscribers: Mobile telephone subscribers are subscribers to a public mobile telephone service using cellular technology.
  • 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
  • Internet > Broadband subscribers per 1000: Broadband subscribers are the total number of broadband subscribers with a digital subscriber line, cable modem, or other high-speed technologies. Reporting countries may have different definitions of broadband, so data are not strictly comparable across countries. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Telecommunications > Telephone > Fixed telephone lines: Fixed telephone lines.
  • Films produced per million: Amount of films created in specified country as catalogued by IMDB. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Internet > Hosts: This entry lists the number of Internet hosts available within a country. An Internet host is a computer connected directly to the Internet; normally an Internet Service Provider's (ISP) computer is a host. Internet users may use either a hard-wired terminal, at an institution with a mainframe computer connected directly to the Internet, or may connect remotely by way of a modem via telephone line, cable, or satellite to the Internet Service Provider's host computer. The number of hosts is one indicator of the extent of Internet connectivity.
  • Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Daily per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Cinemas > Annual attendance per capita: . Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps per million: International Internet bandwidth is the contracted capacity of international connections between countries for transmitting Internet traffic. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Total average circulation: Estimated number of daily newspapers circulated each day.
  • Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Number of titles: Number of individual daily newspaper titles by country. "Titles" do not indicate companies, as newspaper companies can have different titles in different countries, regions and cities.
  • Cinema > Percentage of feature films co-produced: Percentage of feature films that are co-productions with international companies.
  • Internet > Top level domain: Country top level domain.
  • Television > Total number of channels: Total number of television channels.
  • Information and communication technology expenditure > Current US$ > Per $ GDP: Information and communications technology expenditures include computer hardware (computers, storage devices, printers, and other peripherals); computer software (operating systems, programming tools, utilities, applications, and internal software development); computer services (information technology consulting, computer and network systems integration, Web hosting, data processing services, and other services); and communications services (voice and data communications services) and wired and wireless communications equipment. Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1 $ gross domestic product.
  • Cinema > Number of national feature films produced per million people: Number of national feature films produced. Figures expressed per million people for the same year.
  • Investment in telecoms with private participation > Current US$ > Per $ GDP: Investment in telecom projects with private participation covers infrastructure projects in telecommunications that have reached financial closure and directly or indirectly serve the public. Movable assets are excluded. The types of projects included are operations and management contracts, operations and management contracts with major capital expenditure, greenfield projects (in which a private entity or a public-private joint venture builds and operates a new facility), and divestitures. Investment commitments are the sum of investments in facilities and investments in government assets. Investments in facilities are the resources the project company commits to invest during the contract period either in new facilities or in expansion and modernization of existing facilities. Investments in government assets are the resources the project company spends on acquiring government assets such as state-owned enterprises, rights to provide services in a specific area, or the use of specific radio spectrums. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1,000 $ gross domestic product.
  • Television > Total number of channels per million people: Total number of television channels. Figures expressed per million people for the same year.
  • Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Total average circulation per thousand people: Estimated number of daily newspapers circulated each day. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • 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.
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  • 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).
  • Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps > Per $ GDP: International Internet bandwidth is the contracted capacity of international connections between countries for transmitting Internet traffic. Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1 trillion $ gross domestic product.
  • International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes per capita: International voice traffic is the sum of international incoming and outgoing telephone traffic (in minutes). Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Telephone mainlines: Telephone mainlines are fixed telephone lines connecting a subscriber to the telephone exchange equipment.
  • Telecoms > Investment in telecoms with private participation > Current US$: Investment in telecoms with private participation (current US$). Investment in telecom projects with private participation covers infrastructure projects in telecommunications that have reached financial closure and directly or indirectly serve the public. Movable assets and small projects are excluded. The types of projects included are operations and management contracts, operations and management contracts with major capital expenditure, greenfield projects (in which a private entity or a public-private joint venture builds and operates a new facility), and divestitures. Investment commitments are the sum of investments in facilities and investments in government assets. Investments in facilities are the resources the project company commits to invest during the contract period either in new facilities or in expansion and modernization of existing facilities. Investments in government assets are the resources the project company spends on acquiring government assets such as state-owned enterprises, rights to provide services in a specific area, or the use of specific radio spectrums. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Internet > Broadband subscribers > Per capita: Broadband subscribers are the total number of broadband subscribers with a digital subscriber line, cable modem, or other high-speed technologies. Reporting countries may have different definitions of broadband, so data are not strictly comparable across countries. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Internet > Censorship > Political filtering:
    Indicates whether websites that express views in opposition to those of the current government (mainly on issues of human rights, freedom of expression, minority rights and religious movements) are censored or blocked. This is determined by accessing websites with provocative or objectionable content in English from within the country in question as well as from a place known to have no filtering regime. The retrieved content is then compared and scanned for discrepancies. Possible differences in blocking behavior across different ISPs is considered, as well as normal connectivity problems. 
     
    Values
     
    “per”, pervasive filtering: A large portion of the targeted content in several categories is blocked.
     
    “sub”, substantial filtering: Either a number of categories are subject to a medium level of filtering or a low level of filtering is carried out across many categories.
     
    “sel”, selective filtering: A small number of specific sites across a few categories are blocked, or filtering that targets a single category or issue is present.
     
    “sus”, suspected filtering: Connectivity abnormalities suggest the presence of filtering, but no conclusive proof of deliberate tampering could be found.
     
    “ne”, no evidence of filtering or blocking. 
     
     “nd”, no data.
     
     
  • Internet > Price basket for Internet > US$ per month: Price basket for Internet is calculated based on the cheapest available tariff for accessing the Internet 20 hours a month (10 hours peak and 10 hours off-peak). The basket does not include the telephone line rental but does include telephone usage charges if applicable. Data are compiled in the national currency and converted to U.S. dollars using the annual average exchange rate.
  • International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes > Per capita: International voice traffic is the sum of international incoming and outgoing telephone traffic (in minutes). Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Cinema > Percentage of fully nationally produced feature films: Percentage of feature films that are 100% funded by national companies.
  • Information and communication technology expenditure > Current US$ > Per capita: Information and communications technology expenditures include computer hardware (computers, storage devices, printers, and other peripherals); computer software (operating systems, programming tools, utilities, applications, and internal software development); computer services (information technology consulting, computer and network systems integration, Web hosting, data processing services, and other services); and communications services (voice and data communications services) and wired and wireless communications equipment. Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Information and communication technology spending per capita > Current US$: Information and communications technology expenditures include computer hardware (computers, storage devices, printers, and other peripherals); computer software (operating systems, programming tools, utilities, applications, and internal software development); computer services (information technology consulting, computer and network systems integration, Web hosting, data processing services, and other services); and communications services (voice and data communications services) and wired and wireless communications equipment."
  • Mobile cellular subscriptions: Mobile cellular telephone subscriptions are subscriptions to a public mobile telephone service using cellular technology, which provide access to the public switched telephone network. Post-paid and prepaid subscriptions are included."
  • Internet > Broadband subscribers: Broadband subscribers are the total number of broadband subscribers with a digital subscriber line, cable modem, or other high-speed technologies. Reporting countries may have different definitions of broadband, so data are not strictly comparable across countries.
  • Internet > Internet Service Providers per million: The number of Internet Service Providers within a country. An ISP is defined as a company that provides access to the Internet. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Internet > IP addresses: Number of IPv4 internet addresses allocated to each country.
  • Television > Percentage of Government (public) television institutions: Percentage of Government (public) television institutions.
  • Newspapers > Non-daily newspapers > Total average circulation per thousand people: Estimated number of individual non-daily newspapers in circulation by country. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Telecommunications investment > Current LCU: Telecommunications investment refers to the expenditure associated with acquiring the ownership of telecommunication equipment infrastructure (including supporting land and buildings and intellectual and non-tangible property such as computer software). These include expenditure on initial installations and on additions to existing installations.
  • Fixed broadband Internet subscribers > Per 100 people: Fixed broadband Internet subscribers are the number of broadband subscribers with a digital subscriber line, cable modem, or other high-speed technology."
  • Number of PCs: The number of PC(personal computer) thousands in 2004.
  • Telecommunications > Telephone > Fixed telephone lines per thousand people: Fixed telephone lines. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile subscriptions: Mobile subscriptions Number.
  • Internet > Broadband access: DSL lines, cable modems etc. total in major countries (Top 30)
  • Television broadcast stations per million: This entry gives the total number of separate broadcast stations plus any repeater stations. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Radio > Ratio of private to government (public) radio institutions: Number of private radio institutions to government radio institutions. For instance, for every one government radio institution Turkey has 1,265 that are private.
  • 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).
  • Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people: Mobile cellular telephone subscriptions are subscriptions to a public mobile telephone service using cellular technology, which provide access to the public switched telephone network. Post-paid and prepaid subscriptions are included."
  • Internet > Livejournal users: Number of users with LiveJournal accounts (Dec 2004)
  • Internet > Secure Internet servers: Secure servers are servers using encryption technology in Internet transactions.
  • Cinemas > Annual attendance > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Non-daily per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Telecommunications > Country calling code:

    The calling code for each country. A calling code should not be confused with an area or city code. For instance, the calling code for the United States is 1, and the area code for Detroit is 313. In order to dial Detroit from overseas you must dial the 1, plus 313, then the actual phone number. It's also common to see a “+” in front of the calling code, e.g., +1 313 XXX-XXXX.

  • Telephone subscribers per 1000: Telephone subscribers are the total of fixed-line subscribers plus mobile. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile penetration: Mobile subscriptions %.
  • Television > Digital TV households: Number of households with digital television in 2002
  • E-Government rating: Darrell M. West, Center for Public Policy, Brown University
  • Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Daily per million: . Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Newspapers > Newspaper journalists: Number of newspaper journalists by country.
  • Television > Percentage of public channels with national coverage: Percentage of public television channels with national coverage.
  • Internet > Secure Internet servers > Per capita: Secure servers are servers using encryption technology in Internet transactions. Per capita figures expressed per 1 million population.
  • Total number of combined radio and television institutions per million people: Total number of combined radio and television institutions. Figures expressed per million people for the same year.
  • Television > Digital TV households per million: Number of households with digital television in 2002. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Telecommunications > Telephone > Landlines: Number of telephone lines.
  • Radio > Percentage of government (public) radio institutions: Percentage of radio institutions that are financed by the government, also known as public radio institutions.
  • Radio > Percentage of private radio institutions: Percentage of radio institutions that are private.
  • Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Non-daily > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1 million population.
  • Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Non-daily per million: . Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Internet > Livejournal users per million: Number of users with LiveJournal accounts (Dec 2004). Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Television > Subscription TV revenues per million: Subscription television revenues in 2002 (millions of $US). Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Internet > Linux web servers: Total usage of Linux servers by country as of Jan 2001
  • Website defacements per million: . Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Telecommunications > Telephone > International calling code: Country Code.

    No date was available from the Wikipedia article, so we used the date of retrieval.

  • Newspapers > Non-daily newspapers > Titles per million literate people: Number of non-daily newspaper titles per 1,000,000 literate inhabitants. 
  • Internet > IP addresses (share): Share of IPv4 internet addresses allocated per country.
  • Investment in telecoms with private participation > Current US$ > Per capita: Investment in telecom projects with private participation covers infrastructure projects in telecommunications that have reached financial closure and directly or indirectly serve the public. Movable assets are excluded. The types of projects included are operations and management contracts, operations and management contracts with major capital expenditure, greenfield projects (in which a private entity or a public-private joint venture builds and operates a new facility), and divestitures. Investment commitments are the sum of investments in facilities and investments in government assets. Investments in facilities are the resources the project company commits to invest during the contract period either in new facilities or in expansion and modernization of existing facilities. Investments in government assets are the resources the project company spends on acquiring government assets such as state-owned enterprises, rights to provide services in a specific area, or the use of specific radio spectrums. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Investment in telecoms with private participation > Current US$: Investment in telecom projects with private participation covers infrastructure projects in telecommunications that have reached financial closure and directly or indirectly serve the public. Movable assets are excluded. The types of projects included are operations and management contracts, operations and management contracts with major capital expenditure, greenfield projects (in which a private entity or a public-private joint venture builds and operates a new facility), and divestitures. Investment commitments are the sum of investments in facilities and investments in government assets. Investments in facilities are the resources the project company commits to invest during the contract period either in new facilities or in expansion and modernization of existing facilities. Investments in government assets are the resources the project company spends on acquiring government assets such as state-owned enterprises, rights to provide services in a specific area, or the use of specific radio spectrums. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Newspapers > Non-daily newspapers > Number of titles: Number of non-daily newspaper titles by country.
  • Phone subscribers: Fixed line and mobile telephones (per 1,000 people). Fixed lines are telephone mainlines connecting a customer's equipment to the public switched telephone network. Mobile phone subscribers refer to users of portable telephones subscribing to an automatic public mobile telephone service using cellular technology that provides access to the public switched telephone network.
  • Newspapers > Newspaper journalists per million people: Newspaper journalists (headcounts) per 1,000,000 inhabitants.
  • Price basket for mobile > US$ per month: Price basket for mobile is calculated as the pre-paid price for 25 calls per month spread over the same mobile network, other mobile networks, and mobile to fixed calls and during peak, off-peak, and weekend times. It also includes 30 text messages per month.
  • Telecoms > Telephone lines > Per 100 people: Telephone lines (per 100 people). Telephone lines are fixed telephone lines that connect a subscriber's terminal equipment to the public switched telephone network and that have a port on a telephone exchange. Integrated services digital network channels ands fixed wireless subscribers are included.
  • Telecoms > Investment in telecoms with private participation > Current US$, % of GDP: Investment in telecoms with private participation (current US$). Investment in telecom projects with private participation covers infrastructure projects in telecommunications that have reached financial closure and directly or indirectly serve the public. Movable assets and small projects are excluded. The types of projects included are operations and management contracts, operations and management contracts with major capital expenditure, greenfield projects (in which a private entity or a public-private joint venture builds and operates a new facility), and divestitures. Investment commitments are the sum of investments in facilities and investments in government assets. Investments in facilities are the resources the project company commits to invest during the contract period either in new facilities or in expansion and modernization of existing facilities. Investments in government assets are the resources the project company spends on acquiring government assets such as state-owned enterprises, rights to provide services in a specific area, or the use of specific radio spectrums. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions per thousand people: Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Telephone mainlines > Per capita: Telephone mainlines are fixed telephone lines connecting a subscriber to the telephone exchange equipment. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Telephone employees > Total > Per capita: Telephone employees refer to the total full-time telecommunications staff. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Fixed broadband Internet subscribers: Fixed broadband Internet subscribers are the number of broadband subscribers with a digital subscriber line, cable modem, or other high-speed technology."
  • Internet > Linux web servers per million: Total usage of Linux servers by country as of Jan 2001. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • ICT goods imports > % total goods imports: Information and communication technology goods imports include telecommunications, audio and video, computer and related equipment; electronic components; and other information and communication technology goods. Software is excluded."
  • ICT goods > Exports > % of total goods > Exports: Information and communication technology goods exports include telecommunications, audio and video, computer and related equipment; electronic components; and other information and communication technology goods. Software is excluded."
  • Television > Subscription TV revenues: Subscription television revenues in 2002 (millions of $US)
  • Telephone lines: Telephone lines are fixed telephone lines that connect a subscriber's terminal equipment to the public switched telephone network and that have a port on a telephone exchange. Integrated services digital network channels ands fixed wireless subscribers are included.
  • Newspapers > Non-daily newspapers > Number of titles per million people: Number of non-daily newspaper titles by country. Figures expressed per million people for the same year.
  • Internet > ISP per million: . Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Internet > Secure Internet servers per million: Secure servers are servers using encryption technology in Internet transactions. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Internet > Secure Internet servers > Per 1 million people: Secure Internet servers (per 1 million people). Secure servers are servers using encryption technology in Internet transactions.
  • Newspapers > Non-daily newspapers > Total average circulation: Estimated number of individual non-daily newspapers in circulation by country.
  • Television > Ratio of private to Government (public) television institutions: Number of private television institutions to government television institutions. For instance, for every one government television institution Turkey has 528 that are private.
  • Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers > Per 100 people: Fixed broadband Internet subscribers (per 100 people). Fixed broadband Internet subscribers are the number of broadband subscribers with a digital subscriber line, cable modem, or other high-speed technology.
  • Telecommunications > Telephone > Telephone greetings, owner answers phone: What the receiver of a call usually says when taking the call.
  • Telecoms > Investment in telecoms with private participation > Current US$ per capita: Investment in telecoms with private participation (current US$). Investment in telecom projects with private participation covers infrastructure projects in telecommunications that have reached financial closure and directly or indirectly serve the public. Movable assets and small projects are excluded. The types of projects included are operations and management contracts, operations and management contracts with major capital expenditure, greenfield projects (in which a private entity or a public-private joint venture builds and operates a new facility), and divestitures. Investment commitments are the sum of investments in facilities and investments in government assets. Investments in facilities are the resources the project company commits to invest during the contract period either in new facilities or in expansion and modernization of existing facilities. Investments in government assets are the resources the project company spends on acquiring government assets such as state-owned enterprises, rights to provide services in a specific area, or the use of specific radio spectrums. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Phone system > International dialling code: Country international dialling code.
  • Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile subscriptions per thousand people: Mobile subscriptions Number. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Royalties and fees: Receipts of royalties and licence fees ($US per person)
  • ICT service > Exports > % of service > Exports > BoP: ICT service exports (% of service exports, BoP). Information and communication technology service exports include computer and communications services (telecommunications and postal and courier services) and information services (computer data and news-related service transactions).
  • Computer > Communications and other services > % of commercial service > Exports: Computer, communications and other services (% of commercial service exports) include such activities as international telecommunications, and postal and courier services; computer data; news-related service transactions between residents and nonresidents; construction services; royalties and license fees; miscellaneous business, professional, and technical services; and personal, cultural, and recreational services.
  • Computer > Communications and other services > % of commercial service imports: Computer, communications and other services (% of commercial service imports) include such activities as international telecommunications, and postal and courier services; computer data; news-related service transactions between residents and nonresidents; construction services; royalties and license fees; miscellaneous business, professional, and technical services; and personal, cultural, and recreational services.
  • Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Number of titles per million people: Number of individual daily newspaper titles by country. "Titles" do not indicate companies, as newspaper companies can have different titles in different countries, regions and cities. Figures expressed per million people for the same year.
  • Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Daily > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1 million population.
  • Internet > Hosts > Per capita: This entry lists the number of Internet hosts available within a country. An Internet host is a computer connected directly to the Internet; normally an Internet Service Provider's (ISP) computer is a host. Internet users may use either a hard-wired terminal, at an institution with a mainframe computer connected directly to the Internet, or may connect remotely by way of a modem via telephone line, cable, or satellite to the Internet Service Provider's host computer. The number of hosts is one indicator of the extent of Internet connectivity. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Telecommunications revenue > Current LCU: Telecommunications revenue is the revenue from the provision of telecommunications services such as fixed-line, mobile, and data.
  • Number of PCs > Per $ GDP: The number of PC(personal computer) thousands in 2004. Per $ GDP figures expressed per 10 million $ gross domestic product.
  • Internet servers using encryption > Per 1 million people: Secure servers are servers using encryption technology in Internet transactions.
  • Internet servers using encryption: Secure servers are servers using encryption technology in Internet transactions.
  • ICT service > Exports > BoP > Current US$: Information and communication technology service exports include computer and communications services (telecommunications and postal and courier services) and information services (computer data and news-related service transactions).
  • Telecommunications investment > % of revenue: Telecommunications investment refers to the expenditure associated with acquiring the ownership of telecommunication equipment infrastructure (including supporting land and buildings and intellectual and non-tangible property such as computer software). These include expenditure on initial installations and on additions to existing installations.
  • Telephone average cost of call to US > US$ per three minutes > Per $ GDP: Cost of international call to U.S. is the cost of a three-minute, peak rate, fixed line call from the country to the United States. Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1 trillion $ gross domestic product.
  • Telephone average cost of call to US > US$ per three minutes > Per capita: Cost of international call to U.S. is the cost of a three-minute, peak rate, fixed line call from the country to the United States. Per capita figures expressed per 1 million population.
  • Investment in telecoms with private participation > Current US$ per capita: Investment in telecom projects with private participation covers infrastructure projects in telecommunications that have reached financial closure and directly or indirectly serve the public. Movable assets are excluded. The types of projects included are operations and management contracts, operations and management contracts with major capital expenditure, greenfield projects (in which a private entity or a public-private joint venture builds and operates a new facility), and divestitures. Investment commitments are the sum of investments in facilities and investments in government assets. Investments in facilities are the resources the project company commits to invest during the contract period either in new facilities or in expansion and modernization of existing facilities. Investments in government assets are the resources the project company spends on acquiring government assets such as state-owned enterprises, rights to provide services in a specific area, or the use of specific radio spectrums. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Telephone subscribers > Per capita: Telephone subscribers are the total of fixed-line subscribers plus mobile. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Telephone lines > Per 100 people: Telephone lines are fixed telephone lines that connect a subscriber's terminal equipment to the public switched telephone network and that have a port on a telephone exchange. Integrated services digital network channels ands fixed wireless subscribers are included.
  • Telephone subscribers: Telephone subscribers are the total of fixed-line subscribers plus mobile.
  • Telephone subscribers per employee: Telephone subscribers per employee are telephone subscribers (fixed-line plus mobile) divided by total telecommunications employees.
  • Telecommunications revenue > % GDP: Telecommunications revenue is the revenue from the provision of telecommunications services such as fixed-line, mobile, and data.
  • Total number of combined radio and television institutions: Total number of radio and television institutions.
  • Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Non-daily > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Internet > ISP > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1 million population.
  • Television > Percentage of private television institutions: Percentage of private television institutions.
STAT China India HISTORY
Broadcast media all broadcast media are owned by, or affiliated with, the Communist Party of China or a government agency; no privately owned TV or radio stations; state-run Chinese Central TV, provincial, and municipal stations offer more than 2,000 channels; the Central Propaganda Department lists subjects that are off limits to domestic broadcast media with the government maintaining authority to approve all programming; foreign-made TV programs must be approved prior to broadcast 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
Households with television 89.17%
Ranked 56th. 3 times more than India
32%
Ranked 98th.

Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000 130.03
Ranked 62nd. 11 times more than India
11.57
Ranked 128th.

Internet > Internet users > Per 100 people 42.3
Ranked 98th. 3 times more than India
12.58
Ranked 155th.

Internet > Internet users per thousand people 421.01
Ranked 101st. 3 times more than India
124.18
Ranked 159th.
Internet > Users per 1000 122.92
Ranked 93th. 78% more than India
69.02
Ranked 111th.

Internet users 389 million
Ranked 1st. 6 times more than India
61.34 million
Ranked 6th.
News Agencies > List of news agencies <p>Xinhua (New China News Agency) - state-run, web pages in English</p> <p>Press Trust of India (PTI) - non-profit, owned by newspaper titles</p> </p>Asian News International (ANI) - commercial, privately-owned multimedia news agency</p> </p>Indo-Asian News Service (IANS) - privately-owned newswire</p>
Personal computers > Per capita 40.88 per 1,000 people
Ranked 95th. 3 times more than India
15.53 per 1,000 people
Ranked 48th.

Radio > List of radio stations <p>China National Radio - state-run</p> </p>China Radio International - state-run external broadcaster, programmes in more than 40 languages, notably to Taiwan and Korea</p> <p>All India Radio - public, operates domestic and external networks</p> </p>Radio One - commercial radio network in six big cities</p> </p>Radio Mirchi - commercial network, stations in Mumbai, Delhi and other cities, mainly music, operated by The Times Group</p> <br> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-12557390">Full Article</a>
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 81.26
Ranked 138th. 18% more than India
68.72
Ranked 152nd.

Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 414.03 per 1,000 people
Ranked 95th. 61% more than India
257.91 per 1,000 people
Ranked 4th.

Television > List of TV stations <p>Chinese Central TV (CCTV) - state-run national broadcaster, networks include English-language CCTV News</p> <p>Doordarshan - public TV; operates national, regional, local and satellite services</p> </p>CNN-IBN - 24-hour news channel in English, partially owned by CNN&#039;s parent, Turner International</p> </p>New Delhi TV (NDTV) - operates NDTV 24x7 and NDTV-India news channels in English and Hindi</p> <br> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-12557390">Full Article</a>
Television receivers > Per capita 325.18 per 1,000 people
Ranked 48th. 5 times more than India
65.26 per 1,000 people
Ranked 113th.

Televisions per 1000 310.46
Ranked 58th. 5 times more than India
57.6
Ranked 133th.
Personal computers per 1000 40.88
Ranked 94th. 3 times more than India
15.08
Ranked 48th.

Radio broadcast stations AM 369, FM 259, shortwave 45 AM 153, FM 91, shortwave 68
Daily newspapers > Per 1,000 people 74.1
Ranked 41st. 4% more than India
70.94
Ranked 42nd.

Fixed line and mobile phone subscribers > Per 1,000 people 570.23 per 1,000 people
Ranked 71st. 4 times more than India
127.67 per 1,000 people
Ranked 112th.

Internet > Users > Per capita 122.56 per 1,000 people
Ranked 94th. 73% more than India
70.81 per 1,000 people
Ranked 115th.

Telecoms > Telephone lines per 1000 206.46
Ranked 78th. 8 times more than India
25.13
Ranked 157th.

Televisions 400 million
Ranked 1st. 6 times more than India
63 million
Ranked 4th.
Telephones > Main lines in use > Per capita 276.43 per 1,000 people
Ranked 44th. 6 times more than India
45.45 per 1,000 people
Ranked 122nd.

Internet users > Per 100 people 22.5
Ranked 94th. 5 times more than India
4.54
Ranked 145th.

Internet > Internet users 568.19 million
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than India
151.6 million
Ranked 3rd.
Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Daily > Per capita 59.88 per 1,000 people
Ranked 40th.
60.09 per 1,000 people
Ranked 42nd. About the same as China

Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps 136,106 Mbps
Ranked 2nd. 7 times more than India
20,000 Mbps
Ranked 8th.

Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps > Per capita 104.34 Mbps per 1 million peop
Ranked 40th. 6 times more than India
18.27 Mbps per 1 million peop
Ranked 59th.

Personal computers 52.99 million
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than India
17 million
Ranked 4th.

Television broadcast stations 3,240
Ranked 1st. 6 times more than India
562
Ranked 2nd.
International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes 5.98 billion min.
Ranked 5th. 93% more than India
3.1 billion min.
Ranked 8th.

Radios per 1000 323.66
Ranked 99th. 3 times more than India
106.05
Ranked 164th.
Telephones > Mobile cellular per 1000 561.12
Ranked 127th. 1% more than India
555.73
Ranked 4th.

Information and communication technology spending > Current US$ $287.82 billion
Ranked 3rd. 5 times more than India
$52.35 billion
Ranked 11th.

Internet > Percent using internet 42.3%
Ranked 97th. 3 times more than India
12.58%
Ranked 153th.

Telephones > Mobile cellular 986.25 million
Ranked 1st. 10% more than India
893.86 million
Ranked 2nd.

Radio receivers > Per capita 0.339 per capita
Ranked 83th. 3 times more than India
0.12 per capita
Ranked 147th.

Telephones > Main lines in use per 1000 235.63
Ranked 67th. 8 times more than India
29.67
Ranked 4th.

Telephone mainlines per 1000 268.79
Ranked 47th. 6 times more than India
44.14
Ranked 103th.

Newspapers > List of newspapers <p>Renmin Ribao (People&#039;s Daily) - Communist Party daily, web pages in English</p> </p>Zhongguo Qingnian Bao (China Youth Daily) - state-run, linked to Communist Youth League</p> </p>China Daily - state-run, English-language</p> <br> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-13017881">Full Article</a> <p>The Times of India - Mumbai-based daily</p> </p>The Hindu - Chennai-based daily</p> </p>The Hindustan Times - New Delhi-based daily</p> <br> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-12557390">Full Article</a>
Films produced 212
Ranked 4th.
946
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than China
Cinema attendance 140 million
Ranked 7th.
2.86 billion
Ranked 1st. 20 times more than China
Telephone system > General assessment domestic and international services are increasingly available for private use; unevenly distributed domestic system serves principal cities, industrial centers, and many towns; China continues to develop its telecommunications infrastructure; China in the summer of 2008 began a major restructuring of its telecommunications industry, resulting in the consolidation of its six telecom service operators to three, China Telecom, China Mobile and China Unicom, each providing both fixed-line and mobile services supported by recent deregulation and liberalization of telecommunications laws and policies, India has emerged as one of the fastest growing telecom markets in the world; total telephone subscribership base exceeded 900 million in 2011, an overall teledensity of roughly 75%, and subscribership is currently growing more than 20 million per month; urban teledensity now exceeds 100% and rural teledensity is steadily growing
Cinema attendance per capita 0.109
Ranked 65th.
2.61
Ranked 13th. 24 times more than China
Television receivers per 1000 325.18
Ranked 48th. 5 times more than India
63.61
Ranked 112th.

Cinema > Number of national feature films produced 584
Ranked 4th.
1,255
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than China

Internet > IP addresses per capita 245.91
Ranked 93th. 9 times more than India
28.78
Ranked 162nd.
Internet > Users 162 million
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than India
80 million
Ranked 3rd.

Internet > Internet penetration 42.3%
Ranked 102nd. 3 times more than India
12.6%
Ranked 162nd.
Mobile phone subscribers per 1000 301.77
Ranked 92nd. 4 times more than India
79.85
Ranked 131st.

Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions per 1000 814.4
Ranked 140th. 16% more than India
699.22
Ranked 148th.

Telecoms > Telephone lines 278.86 million
Ranked 1st. 9 times more than India
31.08 million
Ranked 10th.

Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions 1.1 billion
Ranked 1st. 27% more than India
864.72 million
Ranked 2nd.

Internet > Internet Service Providers 3
Ranked 131st.
43
Ranked 27th. 14 times more than China
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers 175.62 million
Ranked 1st. 12 times more than India
14.31 million
Ranked 10th.

Telephones > Main lines in use 285.12 million
Ranked 1st. 9 times more than India
32.69 million
Ranked 10th.

Telecommunications > Telephone > Main fixed phone lines per 100 people 20.2
Ranked 80th. 8 times more than India
2.51
Ranked 156th.

Active military personnel 2.29 million
Ranked 1st. 72% more than India
1.32 million
Ranked 1st.
Radio receivers per 1000 339
Ranked 82nd. 3 times more than India
117.12
Ranked 148th.

Mobile phone subscribers > Per capita 301.59 per 1,000 people
Ranked 91st. 4 times more than India
82.22 per 1,000 people
Ranked 129th.

Internet > Hosts per 1000 10.8
Ranked 75th. 5 times more than India
2.3
Ranked 110th.

Number of PCs per million 40.88
Ranked 96th. 3 times more than India
11.73
Ranked 129th.
Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions 1.11 billion
Ranked 1st. 29% more than India
864.72 million
Ranked 2nd.

Radio receivers 417 million
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than India
116 million
Ranked 4th.

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile phones 1.23 billion
Ranked 1st. 36% more than India
904.48 million
Ranked 2nd.
Television receivers 400 million
Ranked 1st. 6 times more than India
63 million
Ranked 4th.

Television broadcast stations > Per capita 2.63 per 1 million people
Ranked 38th. 5 times more than India
0.582 per 1 million people
Ranked 56th.
Telephone average cost of call to US > US$ per three minutes 2.9$
Ranked 21st. 2 times more than India
1.19$
Ranked 66th.

Mobile phone subscribers 393.43 million
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than India
90 million
Ranked 5th.

Telephone system > International country code - 86; a number of submarine cables provide connectivity to Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and the US; satellite earth stations - 7 (5 Intelsat - 4 Pacific Ocean and 1 Indian Ocean; 1 Intersputnik - Indian Ocean region; and 1 Inmarsat - Pacific and Indian Ocean regions) country code - 91; a number of major international submarine cable systems, including Sea-Me-We-3 with landing sites at Cochin and Mumbai (Bombay), Sea-Me-We-4 with a landing site at Chennai, Fiber-Optic Link Around the Globe (FLAG) with a landing site at Mumbai (Bombay), South Africa - Far East (SAFE) with a landing site at Cochin, the i2i cable network linking to Singapore with landing sites at Mumbai (Bombay) and Chennai (Madras), and Tata Indicom linking Singapore and Chennai (Madras), provide a significant increase in the bandwidth available for both voice and data traffic; satellite earth stations - 8 Intelsat (Indian Ocean) and 1 Inmarsat (Indian Ocean region); 9 gateway exchanges operating from Mumbai (Bombay), New Delhi, Kolkata (Calcutta), Chennai (Madras), Jalandhar, Kanpur, Gandhinagar, Hyderabad, and Ernakulam
Internet > ISP 3
Ranked 92nd.
43
Ranked 16th. 14 times more than China
Internet > Broadband subscribers per 1000 28.77
Ranked 47th. 25 times more than India
1.15
Ranked 86th.

Telecommunications > Telephone > Fixed telephone lines 278.86 million
Ranked 1st. 9 times more than India
31.08 million
Ranked 10th.

Films produced per million 0.165
Ranked 45th.
0.865
Ranked 32nd. 5 times more than China
Radios 417 million
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than India
116 million
Ranked 4th.
Internet > Hosts 14.31 million
Ranked 5th. 5 times more than India
2.71 million
Ranked 24th.

Cinemas > Annual attendance 140 million
Ranked 4th.
2.86 billion
Ranked 1st. 20 times more than China

Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Daily per 1000 59.88
Ranked 41st. 2% more than India
58.57
Ranked 44th.

Cinemas > Annual attendance per capita 0.115
Ranked 57th.
2.84
Ranked 10th. 25 times more than China

Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps per million 104.4 Mbps
Ranked 39th. 6 times more than India
17.74 Mbps
Ranked 59th.

Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Total average circulation 96.7 million
Ranked 1st. 22% more than India
79.24 million
Ranked 2nd.

Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Number of titles 963
Ranked 3rd.
1,874
Ranked 1st. 95% more than China

Cinema > Percentage of feature films co-produced 14.23%
Ranked 36th.
0.0
Ranked 42nd.

Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Daily 75.6 million
Ranked 1st. 28% more than India
59.02 million
Ranked 3rd.

Internet > Top level domain .cn .in
Television > Total number of channels 2,899
Ranked 1st. 107 times more than India
27
Ranked 17th.
Information and communication technology expenditure > Current US$ > Per $ GDP 0.053$ per $1 of GDP
Ranked 47th.
0.058$ per $1 of GDP
Ranked 39th. 9% more than China

Cinema > Number of national feature films produced per million people 0.434
Ranked 72nd.
1.03
Ranked 56th. 2 times more than China

Investment in telecoms with private participation > Current US$ > Per $ GDP 0.59$ per $1,000 of GDP
Ranked 100th.
7.7$ per $1,000 of GDP
Ranked 27th. 13 times more than China

Television > Total number of channels per million people 2.22
Ranked 23th. 93 times more than India
0.024
Ranked 66th.
Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Total average circulation per thousand people 74.61
Ranked 43th. 5% more than India
71.35
Ranked 44th.

Telephone system > Domestic interprovincial fiber-optic trunk lines and cellular telephone systems have been installed; mobile-cellular subscribership is increasing rapidly; the number of Internet users exceeded 564 million by the end of 2012; a domestic satellite system with several earth stations is in place mobile cellular service introduced in 1994 and organized nationwide into four metropolitan areas and 19 telecom circles each with multiple private service providers and one or more state-owned service providers; in recent years significant trunk capacity added in the form of fiber-optic cable and one of the world's largest domestic satellite systems, the Indian National Satellite system (INSAT), with 6 satellites supporting 33,000 very small aperture terminals (VSAT)
Internet country code .cn .in
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps > Per $ GDP 60.92 Mbps per $1 trillion of
Ranked 28th. 2 times more than India
24.82 Mbps per $1 trillion of
Ranked 41st.

International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes per capita 4.62 min.
Ranked 70th. 60% more than India
2.88 min.
Ranked 112th.

Telephone mainlines 350.43 million
Ranked 1st. 7 times more than India
49.75 million
Ranked 4th.

Telecoms > Investment in telecoms with private participation > Current US$ 0.0
Ranked 102nd.
$3.72 billion
Ranked 3rd.

Internet > Broadband subscribers > Per capita 28.75 per 1,000 people
Ranked 48th. 24 times more than India
1.19 per 1,000 people
Ranked 87th.

Internet > Censorship > Political filtering Pervasive filtering Selective filtering
Internet > Price basket for Internet > US$ per month 9.75$/month
Ranked 154th. 44% more than India
6.78$/month
Ranked 169th.

International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes > Per capita 4.62 min. per capita
Ranked 70th. 56% more than India
2.96 min. per capita
Ranked 110th.

Internet hosts None None
Cinema > Percentage of fully nationally produced feature films 85.77%
Ranked 17th.
100%
Ranked 2nd. 17% more than China

Information and communication technology expenditure > Current US$ > Per capita 108.49$ per capita
Ranked 57th. 2 times more than India
49.83$ per capita
Ranked 69th.

Information and communication technology spending per capita > Current US$ $216.17
Ranked 51st. 5 times more than India
$45.31
Ranked 66th.

Mobile cellular subscriptions 641.23 million
Ranked 1st. 85% more than India
346.89 million
Ranked 3rd.

Internet > Broadband subscribers 37.5 million
Ranked 2nd. 29 times more than India
1.3 million
Ranked 22nd.

Internet > Internet Service Providers per million 0.00233
Ranked 197th.
0.0393
Ranked 192nd. 17 times more than China
Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Daily 909
Ranked 2nd.
5,221
Ranked 1st. 6 times more than China

Internet > IP addresses 330.32 million
Ranked 2nd. 10 times more than India
34.69 million
Ranked 15th.
Television > Percentage of Government (public) television institutions 100%
Ranked 9th. 83 times more than India
1.2%
Ranked 59th.
Newspapers > Non-daily newspapers > Total average circulation per thousand people 76.12
Ranked 29th. 9% more than India
69.76
Ranked 31st.

Telecommunications investment > Current LCU 203340000000 165710000000
Fixed broadband Internet subscribers > Per 100 people 6.29
Ranked 63th. 14 times more than India
0.46
Ranked 114th.

Number of PCs 52,990
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than India
13,030
Ranked 12th.
Telecommunications > Telephone > Fixed telephone lines per thousand people 206.46
Ranked 83th. 8 times more than India
25.13
Ranked 161st.

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile subscriptions 231.61 million
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than India
59.05 million
Ranked 7th.
Internet > Broadband access 35.01 million
Ranked 2nd. 56 times more than India
623,000
Ranked 31st.
Television broadcast stations per million 2.63
Ranked 42nd. 5 times more than India
0.567
Ranked 61st.
Radio > Ratio of private to government (public) radio institutions 0.0
Ranked 65th.
22
Ranked 25th.
Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Non-daily 1,098
Ranked 5th.
38,607
Ranked 1st. 35 times more than China

Internet > TLD .cn .in
Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 48.41
Ranked 128th. 59% more than India
30.43
Ranked 147th.

Internet > Livejournal users 791
Ranked 36th.
1,602
Ranked 24th. 2 times more than China
Internet > Secure Internet servers 588
Ranked 32nd.
825
Ranked 29th. 40% more than China

Cinemas > Annual attendance > Per capita 0.115 per capita
Ranked 57th.
2.91 per capita
Ranked 11th. 25 times more than China

Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Non-daily per 1000 81.8
Ranked 20th. 22% more than India
67.3
Ranked 22nd.

Telecommunications > Country calling code 86 91
Telephone subscribers per 1000 570.57
Ranked 72nd. 5 times more than India
123.99
Ranked 112th.

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile penetration 17.2%
Ranked 75th. 4 times more than India
4.9%
Ranked 109th.
Television > Digital TV households 11,886
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than India
3,301
Ranked 4th.
E-Government rating 56.3
Ranked 7th. 25% more than India
45.1
Ranked 57th.
Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Daily per million 0.72
Ranked 65th.
5.18
Ranked 21st. 7 times more than China

Newspapers > Newspaper journalists 82,849
Ranked 2nd. 5 times more than India
16,079
Ranked 6th.
Non-Japanese Doraemon versions > Television series first broadcast 1991 First broadcast in 1991 on <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/STAR_TV_%28Asia%29">STAR TV</a> as . First broadcast on a local broadcaster by Hungama TV in 2005.
Television > Percentage of public channels with national coverage 0.483%
Ranked 55th.
25.93%
Ranked 35th. 54 times more than China
Internet > Secure Internet servers > Per capita 0.448 per 1 million people
Ranked 144th.
0.743 per 1 million people
Ranked 133th. 66% more than China

Total number of combined radio and television institutions per million people 1.48 Number
Ranked 14th. 835 times more than India
0.00177 Number
Ranked 51st.
Television > Digital TV households per million 9.28
Ranked 8th. 3 times more than India
3.07
Ranked 11th.
Telecommunications > Telephone > Landlines 269.91 million
Ranked 1st. 9 times more than India
30.79 million
Ranked 9th.
Radio > Percentage of government (public) radio institutions 100%
Ranked 3rd. 23 times more than India
4.35%
Ranked 42nd.
Radio > Percentage of private radio institutions 0.0
Ranked 68th.
95.65%
Ranked 28th.
Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Non-daily > Per capita 0.87 per 1 million people
Ranked 53th.
39.31 per 1 million people
Ranked 15th. 45 times more than China

Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Non-daily per million 0.87
Ranked 53th.
38.31
Ranked 15th. 44 times more than China

Internet > Livejournal users per million 0.61
Ranked 196th.
1.44
Ranked 185th. 2 times more than China
Television > Subscription TV revenues per million 1.37
Ranked 11th.
1.71
Ranked 10th. 25% more than China
Internet > Linux web servers 20
Ranked 43th.
25
Ranked 41st. 25% more than China
Website defacements per million 0.31
Ranked 101st. 3 times more than India
0.112
Ranked 115th.
Website defacements 394
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than India
119
Ranked 16th.
1995 Shanghai International Film Festival > In competition > Director Ye Daying Vidhu Vinod Chopra
Telecommunications > Telephone > International calling code 86
Ranked 43th.
91
Ranked 41st. 6% more than China
Newspapers > Non-daily newspapers > Titles per million literate people 1.04
Ranked 78th.
11.79
Ranked 47th. 11 times more than China

Internet > IP addresses (share) 7.7
Ranked 2nd. 10 times more than India
0.8
Ranked 14th.
Investment in telecoms with private participation > Current US$ > Per capita 0.88$ per capita
Ranked 93th.
5.67$ per capita
Ranked 56th. 6 times more than China

Investment in telecoms with private participation > Current US$ 1.14 billion$
Ranked 10th.
6.2 billion$
Ranked 2nd. 5 times more than China

Newspapers > Non-daily newspapers > Number of titles 964
Ranked 11th.
5,351
Ranked 3rd. 6 times more than China

Phone subscribers 247.72
Ranked 79th. 6 times more than India
43.78
Ranked 123th.
Newspapers > Newspaper journalists per million people 63.55
Ranked 24th. 4 times more than India
14.48
Ranked 41st.
Price basket for mobile > US$ per month 2.9$/month
Ranked 173th. 21% more than India
2.39$/month
Ranked 178th.

Telecoms > Telephone lines > Per 100 people 20.6
Ranked 80th. 8 times more than India
2.47
Ranked 158th.

Telecoms > Investment in telecoms with private participation > Current US$, % of GDP 0.0
Ranked 102nd.
0.202%
Ranked 65th.

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions per thousand people 823.39
Ranked 134th. 18% more than India
699.22
Ranked 148th.

Telephone mainlines > Per capita 268.63 per 1,000 people
Ranked 47th. 6 times more than India
45.45 per 1,000 people
Ranked 102nd.

Telephone employees > Total > Per capita 0.538 per 1,000 people
Ranked 68th. 33% more than India
0.404 per 1,000 people
Ranked 124th.

Fixed broadband Internet subscribers 83.37 million
Ranked 1st. 16 times more than India
5.28 million
Ranked 15th.

Internet > Linux web servers per million 0.0157
Ranked 98th.
0.0236
Ranked 97th. 50% more than China
ICT goods imports > % total goods imports 23.19%
Ranked 4th. 5 times more than India
5.04%
Ranked 79th.

ICT goods > Exports > % of total goods > Exports 27.46%
Ranked 4th. 21 times more than India
1.31%
Ranked 64th.

Television > Subscription TV revenues 1,750
Ranked 3rd.
1,846
Ranked 2nd. 5% more than China
Telephone lines 340.81 million
Ranked 1st. 9 times more than India
37.9 million
Ranked 8th.

Television standard > VHF PAL D PAL B
Newspapers > Non-daily newspapers > Number of titles per million people 0.744
Ranked 100th.
4.82
Ranked 72nd. 6 times more than China

Internet > ISP per million 0.00238
Ranked 133th.
0.0413
Ranked 131st. 17 times more than China
Internet > Secure Internet servers per million 0.449
Ranked 142nd.
0.722
Ranked 132nd. 61% more than China

Internet > Secure Internet servers > Per 1 million people 3.14
Ranked 149th.
3.57
Ranked 145th. 14% more than China

Newspapers > Non-daily newspapers > Total average circulation 98.66 million
Ranked 3rd. 27% more than India
77.48 million
Ranked 5th.

Television > Ratio of private to Government (public) television institutions 0.0
Ranked 65th.
82
Ranked 6th.
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers > Per 100 people 12.97
Ranked 60th. 11 times more than India
1.14
Ranked 128th.

Telecommunications > Telephone > Telephone greetings, owner answers phone Wei? / 喂? Hello
Telecoms > Investment in telecoms with private participation > Current US$ per capita 0.0
Ranked 102nd.
$3.01
Ranked 78th.

Phone system > International dialling code +86 +91
Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile subscriptions per thousand people 171.62
Ranked 75th. 4 times more than India
48.37
Ranked 111th.
Royalties and fees $0.10
Ranked 60th. The same as India
$0.10
Ranked 54th.
ICT service > Exports > % of service > Exports > BoP 34.92%
Ranked 29th.
65.89%
Ranked 3rd. 89% more than China

Computer > Communications and other services > % of commercial service > Exports 38.55%
Ranked 32nd.
66.44%
Ranked 8th. 72% more than China

Computer > Communications and other services > % of commercial service imports 30.79%
Ranked 55th.
43.07%
Ranked 28th. 40% more than China

Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Number of titles per million people 0.743
Ranked 115th.
1.69
Ranked 89th. 2 times more than China

Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Daily > Per capita 0.72 per 1 million people
Ranked 64th.
5.32 per 1 million people
Ranked 20th. 7 times more than China

Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Non-daily 103.28 million
Ranked 1st. 52% more than India
67.83 million
Ranked 2nd.

Internet > Hosts > Per capita 10.76 per 1,000 people
Ranked 91st. 5 times more than India
2.36 per 1,000 people
Ranked 128th.

Telecommunications revenue > Current LCU 579897000000 688000000000
Number of PCs > Per $ GDP 0.073 per $10 million of GDP
Ranked 95th. 87% more than India
0.039 per $10 million of GDP
Ranked 120th.
Internet servers using encryption > Per 1 million people 1.19
Ranked 135th.
1.55
Ranked 128th. 30% more than China

Internet servers using encryption 1,579
Ranked 29th.
1,796
Ranked 28th. 14% more than China

ICT service > Exports > BoP > Current US$ $7.82 billion
Ranked 11th.
$51.80 billion
Ranked 2nd. 7 times more than China

Telecommunications investment > % of revenue 35.06%
Ranked 2nd.
45.93%
Ranked 15th. 31% more than China

Telephone average cost of call to US > US$ per three minutes > Per $ GDP 1.5$ per $1 trillion of GD
Ranked 97th.
1.71$ per $1 trillion of GD
Ranked 96th. 14% more than China

Telephone average cost of call to US > US$ per three minutes > Per capita 0.002$ per 1 million people
Ranked 110th. Twice as much as India
0.001$ per 1 million people
Ranked 111th.

Investment in telecoms with private participation > Current US$ per capita 0.88$
Ranked 92nd.
5.5$
Ranked 57th. 6 times more than China

Telephone subscribers > Per capita 570.23 per 1,000 people
Ranked 71st. 4 times more than India
127.67 per 1,000 people
Ranked 112th.

Telephone lines > Per 100 people 25.73
Ranked 64th. 8 times more than India
3.32
Ranked 143th.

Telephone subscribers 743.86 million
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than India
139.75 million
Ranked 4th.

Telephone subscribers per employee 927.66
Ranked 8th. 9 times more than India
107.93
Ranked 120th.

Telecommunications revenue > % GDP 3.17% GDP
Ranked 47th. 64% more than India
1.93% GDP
Ranked 69th.

Total number of combined radio and television institutions 1,932 Number
Ranked 1st. 966 times more than India
2 Number
Ranked 27th.
Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Non-daily > Per capita 81.8 per 1,000 people
Ranked 20th. 18% more than India
69.06 per 1,000 people
Ranked 22nd.

Internet > ISP > Per capita 0.002 per 1 million people
Ranked 126th.
0.042 per 1 million people
Ranked 124th. 21 times more than China
Television > Percentage of private television institutions 0.0
Ranked 69th.
98.8%
Ranked 10th.

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