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Broadcast media mix of state-run and private broadcast media; state-run TV operates 2 national and 6 regional terrestrial networks as well as a few satellite channels; about 20 private satellite channels and a large number of Arabic satellite channels are available via subscription; state-run radio operates about 70 stations belonging to 8 networks; 2 privately-owned radio stations operational 4
Households with television 88.6%
Ranked 61st.
97.84%
Ranked 14th. 10% more than Egypt

Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000 28.33
Ranked 111th.
281.99
Ranked 22nd. 10 times more than Egypt

Internet > Internet users > Per 100 people 44.07
Ranked 95th.
81.03
Ranked 26th. 84% more than Egypt

Internet > Internet users per thousand people 432.4
Ranked 100th.
803.03
Ranked 28th. 86% more than Egypt
Internet > Users per 1000 116.13
Ranked 95th.
697.1
Ranked 8th. 6 times more than Egypt

Internet users 20.14 million
Ranked 21st.
245 million
Ranked 2nd. 12 times more than Egypt
News Agencies > List of news agencies <p>Middle East News Agency (MENA) - state-run</p> </p>Masrawy - news portal</p> <p>Associated Press</p> </p>Bloomberg Business News</p> </p>UPI</p>
Personal computers > Per capita 37.82 per 1,000 people
Ranked 37th.
762.15 per 1,000 people
Ranked 4th. 20 times more than Egypt

Radio > List of radio stations <p>Egypt Radio Television Union (ERTU) - state-run, operates national, regional and external services including flagship General Programme Network</p> </p>Nile FM - private, Western pop</p> </p>Nogoum FM - private, Arabic pop</p> <p>NPR (National Public Radio) - non-commercial network of member stations; news, information and cultural programmes</p> </p>Clear Channel - America&#039;s largest commercial radio operator, owns more than 1,200 stations</p> </p>CBS Radio - major commercial operator with nearly 180 stations in major markets</p> <br> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-16757497">Full Article</a>
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 115.29
Ranked 72nd. 17% more than United States
98.17
Ranked 111th.

Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 374.25 per 1,000 people
Ranked 107th.
846.78 per 1,000 people
Ranked 59th. 2 times more than Egypt

Television > List of TV stations <p>Egypt Radio Television Union (ERTU) - state-run, operates domestic and satellite networks, including Nile News, Nile TV International and Nile TV thematic channels</p> </p>Dream TV - private satellite network, operates Dream 1 targeting young viewers and Dream 2, an entertainment channel</p> </p>Al-Mihwar - private, via satellite</p> <br> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-13313373">Full Article</a> <p>ABC - major commercial network</p> </p>CBS - major commercial network</p> </p>NBC - major commercial network</p> <br> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-16757497">Full Article</a>
Television receivers > Per capita 121.14 per 1,000 people
Ranked 93th.
803.21 per 1,000 people
Ranked 1st. 7 times more than Egypt

Televisions per 1000 110.9
Ranked 106th.
754.89
Ranked 3rd. 7 times more than Egypt
Personal computers per 1000 39.01
Ranked 34th.
764.36
Ranked 3rd. 20 times more than Egypt

Radio broadcast stations AM 42 (plus 15 repeaters), FM 14, shortwave 3 AM 4,789, FM 8,961, shortwave 19
Fixed line and mobile phone subscribers > Per 1,000 people 324.53 per 1,000 people
Ranked 91st.
1,227.11 per 1,000 people
Ranked 36th. 4 times more than Egypt

Internet > Users > Per capita 107.3 per 1,000 people
Ranked 102nd.
695.68 per 1,000 people
Ranked 9th. 6 times more than Egypt

Telecoms > Telephone lines per 1000 106.01
Ranked 117th.
442.8
Ranked 25th. 4 times more than Egypt

Televisions 7.7 million
Ranked 25th.
219 million
Ranked 2nd. 28 times more than Egypt
Telephones > Main lines in use > Per capita 139.78 per 1,000 people
Ranked 71st.
541.94 per 1,000 people
Ranked 9th. 4 times more than Egypt

Internet > Internet users 36.88 million
Ranked 15th.
254.3 million
Ranked 2nd. 7 times more than Egypt
Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Daily > Per capita 31.51 per 1,000 people
Ranked 46th.
198.23 per 1,000 people
Ranked 16th. 6 times more than Egypt

Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps 3,657 Mbps
Ranked 21st.
970,953.5 Mbps
Ranked 1st. 266 times more than Egypt

Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps > Per capita 49.4 Mbps per 1 million peop
Ranked 47th.
3,306.44 Mbps per 1 million peop
Ranked 19th. 67 times more than Egypt

Personal computers 2.8 million
Ranked 12th.
223.81 million
Ranked 1st. 80 times more than Egypt

Television broadcast stations 98
Ranked 12th.
2,218
Ranked 1st. 23 times more than Egypt

International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes 1.69 billion min.
Ranked 12th.
82.06 billion min.
Ranked 1st. 49 times more than Egypt

Radios per 1000 295.25
Ranked 106th.
1,982.02
Ranked 1st. 7 times more than Egypt
Telephones > Mobile cellular per 1000 720.96
Ranked 108th.
932.29
Ranked 78th. 29% more than Egypt

Internet > Percent using internet 44.07%
Ranked 94th.
81.03%
Ranked 24th. 84% more than Egypt

Telephones > Mobile cellular 83.42 million
Ranked 16th.
290.3 million
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Egypt

Radio receivers > Per capita 0.323 per capita
Ranked 88th.
2.11 per capita
Ranked 1st. 7 times more than Egypt

Telephones > Main lines in use per 1000 134.33
Ranked 107th.
459.63
Ranked 20th. 3 times more than Egypt

Telephone mainlines per 1000 144.84
Ranked 74th.
607.73
Ranked 8th. 4 times more than Egypt

Newspapers > List of newspapers <p>Al-Ahram - state-owned daily, the oldest newspaper in the Arab world</p> </p>Al-Ahram Weekly - English-language</p> </p>Al-Jumhuriyah - state-owned daily</p> <br> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-13313373">Full Article</a> <p>USA Today - national daily</p> </p>Wall Street Journal - business daily</p> </p>Christian Science Monitor - church-owned daily</p> <br> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-16757497">Full Article</a>
Films produced 25
Ranked 25th.
611
Ranked 2nd. 24 times more than Egypt
Cinema attendance 10.61 million
Ranked 39th.
1.42 billion
Ranked 2nd. 134 times more than Egypt
Telephone system > General assessment underwent extensive upgrading during 1990s; principal centers at Alexandria, Cairo, Al Mansurah, Ismailia, Suez, and Tanta are connected by coaxial cable and microwave radio relay a large, technologically advanced, multipurpose communications system
Cinema attendance per capita 0.153
Ranked 63th.
4.9
Ranked 2nd. 32 times more than Egypt
Television receivers per 1000 122.04
Ranked 90th.
803.21
Ranked 1st. 7 times more than Egypt

Cinema > Number of national feature films produced 28
Ranked 40th.
819
Ranked 3rd. 29 times more than Egypt

Internet > IP addresses per capita 101.02
Ranked 126th.
4,911.96
Ranked 2nd. 49 times more than Egypt
Internet > Users 8.62 million
Ranked 28th.
208 million
Ranked 2nd. 24 times more than Egypt

Internet > Internet penetration 44.1%
Ranked 99th.
81%
Ranked 29th. 84% more than Egypt
Mobile phone subscribers per 1000 189.89
Ranked 104th.
682.36
Ranked 50th. 4 times more than Egypt

Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions per 1000 1,199.16
Ranked 64th. 21% more than United States
987.53
Ranked 110th.

Telecoms > Telephone lines 8.56 million
Ranked 22nd.
139 million
Ranked 2nd. 16 times more than Egypt

Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions 96.8 million
Ranked 16th.
310 million
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Egypt

Internet > Internet Service Providers 50
Ranked 21st.
7,000
Ranked 1st. 140 times more than Egypt
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers 2.29 million
Ranked 34th.
88.52 million
Ranked 2nd. 39 times more than Egypt

Cinemas > Per capita 0.002 per 1,000 people
Ranked 55th.
0.116 per 1,000 people
Ranked 5th. 58 times more than Egypt

Telephones > Main lines in use 8.71 million
Ranked 23th.
146 million
Ranked 2nd. 17 times more than Egypt

Telecommunications > Telephone > Main fixed phone lines per 100 people 10.6
Ranked 117th.
44.41
Ranked 23th. 4 times more than Egypt

Active military personnel 468,500
Ranked 4th.
1.43 million
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than Egypt
Radio receivers per 1000 324.91
Ranked 88th.
2,108.88
Ranked 1st. 6 times more than Egypt

Mobile phone subscribers > Per capita 184.1 per 1,000 people
Ranked 105th.
680.31 per 1,000 people
Ranked 49th. 4 times more than Egypt

Internet > Hosts per 1000 2.32
Ranked 109th.
1,039.15
Ranked 2nd. 447 times more than Egypt

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions 96.8 million
Ranked 15th.
303.05 million
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Egypt

Radio receivers 20.5 million
Ranked 20th.
575 million
Ranked 1st. 28 times more than Egypt

Cinema > Number of cinemas 232
Ranked 2nd.
6,356
Ranked 1st. 27 times more than Egypt
Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile phones 92.64 million
Ranked 15th.
327.58 million
Ranked 3rd. 4 times more than Egypt
Television receivers 7.7 million
Ranked 23th.
219 million
Ranked 2nd. 28 times more than Egypt

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Religion > Theology 200
Ranked 26th.
3,803
Ranked 2nd. 19 times more than Egypt

Television broadcast stations > Per capita 1.6 per 1 million people
Ranked 25th.
7.42 per 1 million people
Ranked 17th. 5 times more than Egypt

Mobile phone subscribers 13.63 million
Ranked 28th.
201.65 million
Ranked 2nd. 15 times more than Egypt

Telephone system > International country code - 20; landing point for Aletar, the SEA-ME-WE-3 and SEA-ME-WE-4 submarine cable networks, Link Around the Globe (FLAG) Falcon and FLAG FEA; satellite earth stations - 4 (2 Intelsat - Atlantic Ocean and Indian Ocean, 1 Arabsat, and 1 Inmarsat); tropospheric scatter to Sudan; microwave radio relay to Israel; a participant in Medarabtel country code - 1; multiple ocean cable systems provide international connectivity; satellite earth stations - 61 Intelsat (45 Atlantic Ocean and 16 Pacific Ocean), 5 Intersputnik (Atlantic Ocean region), and 4 Inmarsat (Pacific and Atlantic Ocean regions)
Internet > ISP 50
Ranked 11th.
7,000
Ranked 1st. 140 times more than Egypt
Internet > Broadband subscribers per 1000 1.58
Ranked 85th.
167.13
Ranked 15th. 106 times more than Egypt

Telecommunications > Telephone > Fixed telephone lines 8.56 million
Ranked 22nd.
139 million
Ranked 2nd. 16 times more than Egypt

Films produced per million 0.36
Ranked 43th.
2.11
Ranked 18th. 6 times more than Egypt
Radios 20.5 million
Ranked 20th.
575 million
Ranked 1st. 28 times more than Egypt
Internet > Hosts 175,342
Ranked 60th.
316 million
Ranked 1st. 1802 times more than Egypt

Cinemas > Annual attendance 10.6 million
Ranked 35th.
1.47 billion
Ranked 1st. 138 times more than Egypt

Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Daily per 1000 31.95
Ranked 46th.
198.27
Ranked 16th. 6 times more than Egypt

Cinemas > Annual attendance per capita 0.171
Ranked 51st.
5.25
Ranked 2nd. 31 times more than Egypt

Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps per million 50.95 Mbps
Ranked 47th.
3,316.04 Mbps
Ranked 19th. 65 times more than Egypt

Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Number of titles 16
Ranked 43th.
1,486
Ranked 2nd. 93 times more than Egypt

Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Total average circulation 2.08 million
Ranked 19th.
57.35 million
Ranked 4th. 28 times more than Egypt

Cinema > Percentage of feature films co-produced 0.0
Ranked 56th.
11.6%
Ranked 44th.

Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Daily 2.08 million
Ranked 23th.
55.95 million
Ranked 3rd. 27 times more than Egypt

Internet > Top level domain .eg .us
Information and communication technology expenditure > Current US$ > Per $ GDP 0.015$ per $1 of GDP
Ranked 73th.
0.088$ per $1 of GDP
Ranked 8th. 6 times more than Egypt

Cinema > Number of national feature films produced per million people 0.353
Ranked 76th.
2.63
Ranked 38th. 7 times more than Egypt

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Pure sciences 219
Ranked 29th.
3,725
Ranked 2nd. 17 times more than Egypt

Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Total average circulation per thousand people 31.95
Ranked 40th.
195.85
Ranked 19th. 6 times more than Egypt

Telephone system > Domestic largest fixed-line system in the region; as of 2011 there were multiple mobile-cellular networks with a total of roughly 83 million subscribers a large system of fiber-optic cable, microwave radio relay, coaxial cable, and domestic satellites carries every form of telephone traffic; a rapidly growing cellular system carries mobile telephone traffic throughout the country
Internet country code .eg .us
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps > Per $ GDP 40.92 Mbps per $1 trillion of
Ranked 30th.
83.14 Mbps per $1 trillion of
Ranked 29th. 2 times more than Egypt

Telephone mainlines 10.4 million
Ranked 19th.
177.95 million
Ranked 2nd. 17 times more than Egypt

International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes per capita 23.88 min.
Ranked 55th.
280.26 min.
Ranked 9th. 12 times more than Egypt

Cinemas 122
Ranked 45th.
31,640
Ranked 1st. 259 times more than Egypt

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Total > Per capita 0.022 per 1,000 people
Ranked 54th.
0.253 per 1,000 people
Ranked 37th. 12 times more than Egypt

Internet > Broadband subscribers > Per capita 1.53 per 1,000 people
Ranked 86th.
166.63 per 1,000 people
Ranked 15th. 109 times more than Egypt

Internet > Censorship > Political filtering No evidence of filtering No evidence of filtering
Internet > Price basket for Internet > US$ per month 4.97$/month
Ranked 171st.
14.95$/month
Ranked 120th. 3 times more than Egypt

International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes > Per capita 23.21 min. per capita
Ranked 55th.
279.45 min. per capita
Ranked 9th. 12 times more than Egypt

Cinema > Number of cinemas per million people 3.13
Ranked 2nd.
21.3
Ranked 22nd. 7 times more than Egypt
Internet hosts None None
Cinema > Percentage of fully nationally produced feature films 100%
Ranked 8th. 13% more than United States
88.4%
Ranked 16th.

Information and communication technology expenditure > Current US$ > Per capita 19.37$ per capita
Ranked 71st.
3,851.5$ per capita
Ranked 2nd. 199 times more than Egypt

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Philology 215
Ranked 21st.
898
Ranked 10th. 4 times more than Egypt

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Literature 256
Ranked 38th.
13,221
Ranked 3rd. 52 times more than Egypt

Internet > Broadband subscribers 113,526
Ranked 53th.
49.39 million
Ranked 1st. 435 times more than Egypt

Internet > Internet Service Providers per million 0.72
Ranked 120th.
24.13
Ranked 23th. 34 times more than Egypt
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Applied sciences 150
Ranked 39th.
10,762
Ranked 3rd. 72 times more than Egypt

Cinemas per million 1.96
Ranked 56th.
116.04
Ranked 5th. 59 times more than Egypt

Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Daily 16
Ranked 47th.
1,476
Ranked 1st. 92 times more than Egypt

Internet > IP addresses 8.45 million
Ranked 37th.
1.54 billion
Ranked 1st. 182 times more than Egypt
Newspapers > Non-daily newspapers > Total average circulation per thousand people 21.06
Ranked 20th.
367.37
Ranked 13th. 17 times more than Egypt

Telecommunications investment > Current LCU 3435000000 26836000000
Telecommunications > Telephone > Fixed telephone lines per thousand people 106.01
Ranked 123th.
442.8
Ranked 28th. 4 times more than Egypt

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Total 1,410
Ranked 39th.
68,175
Ranked 3rd. 48 times more than Egypt

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile subscriptions 22.47 million
Ranked 14th.
234.41 million
Ranked 1st. 10 times more than Egypt
Television broadcast stations per million 1.6
Ranked 25th.
7.43
Ranked 15th. 5 times more than Egypt

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Arts and recreation 44
Ranked 39th.
4,245
Ranked 6th. 96 times more than Egypt

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Total per million 22
Ranked 56th.
253.07
Ranked 36th. 12 times more than Egypt

Internet > Arabic Wikipedia > Share of pageviews 20.7%
Ranked 2nd. 9 times more than United States
2.4%
Ranked 9th.
Internet > TLD .eg .us
Internet > Livejournal users 392
Ranked 51st.
1.29 million
Ranked 1st. 3298 times more than Egypt
Internet > Secure Internet servers 53
Ranked 74th.
259,881
Ranked 1st. 4903 times more than Egypt

Cinema > Number of distribution companies per million people 0.128
Ranked 49th.
0.355
Ranked 43th. 3 times more than Egypt

Cinema > Number of distribution companies 10
Ranked 29th.
109
Ranked 6th. 11 times more than Egypt

Cinemas > Annual attendance > Per capita 0.17 per capita
Ranked 51st.
5.25 per capita
Ranked 2nd. 31 times more than Egypt

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile number portability > Implementation date 2008.04.?? 2003.11.24
Telecommunications > Country calling code 20 1
Telephone subscribers per 1000 334.72
Ranked 90th.
1,230.67
Ranked 35th. 4 times more than Egypt

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile penetration 26.9%
Ranked 60th.
74.7%
Ranked 9th. 3 times more than Egypt
E-Government rating 41
Ranked 89th.
60.1
Ranked 4th. 47% more than Egypt
Population covered by mobile telephony 98%
Ranked 27th.
99%
Ranked 28th. 1% more than Egypt

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Literature > Per capita 3.95 per 1 million people
Ranked 51st.
49.08 per 1 million people
Ranked 36th. 12 times more than Egypt

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Pure sciences per million 3.42
Ranked 43th.
13.83
Ranked 34th. 4 times more than Egypt

Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Daily per million 0.246
Ranked 70th.
5.23
Ranked 20th. 21 times more than Egypt

Internet > Secure Internet servers > Per capita 0.703 per 1 million people
Ranked 134th.
869.2 per 1 million people
Ranked 7th. 1236 times more than Egypt

Telecommunications > Telephone > Landlines 9.6 million
Ranked 23th.
114 million
Ranked 2nd. 12 times more than Egypt
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Literature per million 3.99
Ranked 53th.
49.08
Ranked 35th. 12 times more than Egypt

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Generalities > Per capita 1.48 per 1 million people
Ranked 47th.
11.24 per 1 million people
Ranked 32nd. 8 times more than Egypt

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Geography > History 86
Ranked 37th.
6,583
Ranked 3rd. 77 times more than Egypt

Internet > Livejournal users per million 5.55
Ranked 160th.
4,415.29
Ranked 3rd. 795 times more than Egypt
Website defacements per million 0.684
Ranked 93th.
1.51
Ranked 69th. 2 times more than Egypt
Website defacements 46
Ranked 35th.
429
Ranked 2nd. 9 times more than Egypt
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Philosophy > Psychology 18
Ranked 40th.
2,333
Ranked 3rd. 130 times more than Egypt

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions per thousand people 1,199.16
Ranked 60th. 24% more than United States
965.4
Ranked 113th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Social sciences > Per capita 1.95 per 1 million people
Ranked 54th.
52.8 per 1 million people
Ranked 39th. 27 times more than Egypt

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Social sciences per million 1.97
Ranked 56th.
52.8
Ranked 38th. 27 times more than Egypt

Internet > Hosts > Per capita 2.15 per 1,000 people
Ranked 130th.
1,040.07 per 1,000 people
Ranked 3rd. 485 times more than Egypt

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Geography > History per million 1.34
Ranked 52nd.
24.44
Ranked 27th. 18 times more than Egypt

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Pure sciences > Per capita 3.38 per 1 million people
Ranked 41st.
13.83 per 1 million people
Ranked 35th. 4 times more than Egypt

Internet > ISP per million 0.756
Ranked 83th.
24.34
Ranked 3rd. 32 times more than Egypt
Telephone subscribers > Per capita 324.53 per 1,000 people
Ranked 91st.
1,227.11 per 1,000 people
Ranked 36th. 4 times more than Egypt

Telephone faults > Per 100 mainlines 0.1 per 100 mainlines
Ranked 57th.
13.24 per 100 mainlines
Ranked 26th. 132 times more than Egypt

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Philology > Per capita 3.32 per 1 million people
Ranked 42nd.
3.33 per 1 million people
Ranked 47th. About the same as Egypt

Telecoms > Telephone lines > Per 100 people 10.19
Ranked 120th.
44.02
Ranked 25th. 4 times more than Egypt

Telephone subscribers 24.03 million
Ranked 23th.
360.35 million
Ranked 2nd. 15 times more than Egypt

Price basket for residential fixed line > US$ per month 4.03$/month
Ranked 107th.
25.02$/month
Ranked 26th. 6 times more than Egypt

Telephone subscribers per employee 312.41
Ranked 66th.
345.72
Ranked 61st. 11% more than Egypt

Telecommunications revenue > % GDP 3.55% GDP
Ranked 42nd. 33% more than United States
2.67% GDP
Ranked 96th.

Television standard > UHF SECAM G/PAL G NTSC M
Internet > ISP > Per capita 0.743 per 1 million people
Ranked 78th.
24.27 per 1 million people
Ranked 2nd. 33 times more than Egypt
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Applied sciences > Per capita 2.32 per 1 million people
Ranked 49th.
39.95 per 1 million people
Ranked 35th. 17 times more than Egypt

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Geography > History > Per capita 1.33 per 1 million people
Ranked 50th.
24.44 per 1 million people
Ranked 28th. 18 times more than Egypt

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Philosophy > Psychology > Per capita 0.278 per 1 million people
Ranked 50th.
8.66 per 1 million people
Ranked 35th. 31 times more than Egypt

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Generalities per million 1.5
Ranked 49th.
11.24
Ranked 31st. 8 times more than Egypt

Internet > Secure Internet servers > Per 1 million people 3.7
Ranked 144th.
1,474.08
Ranked 19th. 398 times more than Egypt

Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers > Per 100 people 2.72
Ranked 112th.
28.03
Ranked 22nd. 10 times more than Egypt

Newspapers > Non-daily newspapers > Total average circulation 1.37 million
Ranked 11th.
107.57 million
Ranked 2nd. 78 times more than Egypt

Telecommunications > Telephone > International calling code 20
Ranked 52nd. 20 times more than United States
1
Ranked 32nd.
Royalties and fees $0.90
Ranked 36th.
$134.30
Ranked 5th. 149 times more than Egypt
Phone system > International dialling code +20 +1
Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile subscriptions per thousand people 263.45
Ranked 60th.
740.25
Ranked 9th. 3 times more than Egypt
Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Number of titles per million people 0.246
Ranked 68th.
5.08
Ranked 42nd. 21 times more than Egypt

Telephone employees > Total > Per capita 0.754 per 1,000 people
Ranked 61st.
3.55 per 1,000 people
Ranked 5th. 5 times more than Egypt

Telephone mainlines > Per capita 140.43 per 1,000 people
Ranked 75th.
605.97 per 1,000 people
Ranked 9th. 4 times more than Egypt

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Philology per million 3.35
Ranked 43th. 1% more than United States
3.33
Ranked 47th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Applied sciences per million 2.34
Ranked 50th.
39.95
Ranked 34th. 17 times more than Egypt

Telecommunications revenue > Current LCU 19044790000 291122000000
Internet > Secure Internet servers per million 0.726
Ranked 131st.
870.97
Ranked 7th. 1199 times more than Egypt

Newspapers > Non-daily newspapers > Number of titles 45
Ranked 31st.
7,607
Ranked 1st. 169 times more than Egypt

Internet > IP addresses (share) 0.2
Ranked 34th.
35.9
Ranked 1st. 179 times more than Egypt
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Generalities 96
Ranked 32nd.
3,027
Ranked 3rd. 32 times more than Egypt

ICT service > Exports > % of service > Exports > BoP 7.28%
Ranked 112th.
22.13%
Ranked 60th. 3 times more than Egypt

Computer > Communications and other services > % of commercial service > Exports 18.39%
Ranked 78th.
43.14%
Ranked 26th. 2 times more than Egypt

Computer > Communications and other services > % of commercial service imports 33.33%
Ranked 48th. 11% more than United States
30.02%
Ranked 58th.

Newspapers > Non-daily newspapers > Number of titles per million people 0.691
Ranked 50th.
25.98
Ranked 42nd. 38 times more than Egypt

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Social sciences 126
Ranked 44th.
14,225
Ranked 3rd. 113 times more than Egypt

Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Daily > Per capita 0.242 per 1 million people
Ranked 69th.
5.23 per 1 million people
Ranked 19th. 22 times more than Egypt

Television standard > VHF SECAM B/PAL B NTSC M
Telephone system > Regulation 1998 1934
Price basket for mobile > US$ per month 5.8$/month
Ranked 147th. 11% more than United States
5.21$/month
Ranked 153th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Religion > Theology > Per capita 3.09 per 1 million people
Ranked 46th.
14.12 per 1 million people
Ranked 36th. 5 times more than Egypt

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Philosophy > Psychology per million 0.281
Ranked 51st.
8.66
Ranked 33th. 31 times more than Egypt

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Arts and recreation per million 0.687
Ranked 53th.
15.76
Ranked 30th. 23 times more than Egypt

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Religion > Theology per million 3.12
Ranked 47th.
14.12
Ranked 36th. 5 times more than Egypt

Telecommunications investment > % of revenue 21.27%
Ranked 29th. 2 times more than United States
9.22%
Ranked 87th.

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