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Media Stats: compare key data on France & United States

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Broadcast media a mix of both publicly-operated and privately-owned TV stations; state-owned France Televisions operates 4 networks, one of which is a network of regional stations, and has part-interest in several thematic cable/satellite channels and international channels; a large number of privately-owned regional and local TV stations; multi-channel satellite and cable services provide a large number of channels; public broadcaster Radio France operates 7 national networks, a series of regional networks, and operates services for overseas territories and foreign audiences; Radio France Internationale (RFI), under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, is a leading international broadcaster; a large number of commercial FM stations, with many of them consolidating into commercial networks 4
Households with television 95%
Ranked 18th.
97.84%
Ranked 14th. 3% more than France

Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000 364.71
Ranked 7th. 29% more than United States
281.99
Ranked 22nd.

Internet > Internet users > Per 100 people 83
Ranked 23th. 2% more than United States
81.03
Ranked 26th.

Internet > Internet users per thousand people 825.96
Ranked 22nd. 3% more than United States
803.03
Ranked 28th.
Internet > Users per 1000 464.04
Ranked 27th.
697.1
Ranked 8th. 50% more than France

Internet users 44.63 million
Ranked 3rd.
245 million
Ranked 2nd. 5 times more than France
News Agencies > List of news agencies <p>Agence France Presse (AFP) - Paris-based, founded in 1835</p> <p>Associated Press</p> </p>Bloomberg Business News</p> </p>UPI</p>
Personal computers > Per capita 574.97 per 1,000 people
Ranked 5th.
762.15 per 1,000 people
Ranked 4th. 33% more than France

Radio > List of radio stations <p>Radio France - operates national and regional outlets, including speech-based France Inter and all-news France Info</p> </p>Radio France Internationale (RFI) - international broadcaster, via shortwave and FM relays worldwide</p> </p>Europe 1 - major commercial station, news and entertainment</p> <br> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-17299010">Full Article</a> <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 98.14
Ranked 112th.
98.17
Ranked 111th. The same as France

Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 789.48 per 1,000 people
Ranked 47th.
846.78 per 1,000 people
Ranked 59th. 7% more than France

Television > List of TV stations <p>France 2 - national, main public TV network</p> </p>France 3 - national, public</p> </p>France 5 - national, public, educational</p> <br> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-17299010">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 597.86 per 1,000 people
Ranked 9th.
803.21 per 1,000 people
Ranked 1st. 34% more than France

Televisions per 1000 559.1
Ranked 15th.
754.89
Ranked 3rd. 35% more than France
Personal computers per 1000 554.01
Ranked 5th.
764.36
Ranked 3rd. 38% more than France

Radio broadcast stations AM 41, FM about 3,500 (this figure is an approximation and includes many repeaters), shortwave 2 AM 4,789, FM 8,961, shortwave 19
Daily newspapers > Per 1,000 people 163.52
Ranked 1st.
193.19
Ranked 18th. 18% more than France

Fixed line and mobile phone subscribers > Per 1,000 people 1,375.95 per 1,000 people
Ranked 25th. 12% more than United States
1,227.11 per 1,000 people
Ranked 36th.

Internet > Users > Per capita 483.65 per 1,000 people
Ranked 26th.
695.68 per 1,000 people
Ranked 9th. 44% more than France

Telecoms > Telephone lines per 1000 598.05
Ranked 8th. 35% more than United States
442.8
Ranked 25th.

Televisions 34.8 million
Ranked 8th.
219 million
Ranked 2nd. 6 times more than France
Telephones > Main lines in use > Per capita 586.47 per 1,000 people
Ranked 12th. 8% more than United States
541.94 per 1,000 people
Ranked 9th.

Internet users > Per 100 people 67.95
Ranked 22nd.
75.77
Ranked 11th. 12% more than France

Internet > Internet users 54.47 million
Ranked 10th.
254.3 million
Ranked 2nd. 5 times more than France
Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Daily > Per capita 143.03 per 1,000 people
Ranked 26th.
198.23 per 1,000 people
Ranked 16th. 39% more than France

Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps 200,000 Mbps
Ranked 1st.
970,953.5 Mbps
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than France

Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps > Per capita 3,285.53 Mbps per 1 million peop
Ranked 9th.
3,306.44 Mbps per 1 million peop
Ranked 19th. 1% more than France

Personal computers 35 million
Ranked 1st.
223.81 million
Ranked 1st. 6 times more than France

Television broadcast stations 584
Ranked 3rd.
2,218
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than France

Television viewing 23 hours per person per wee
Ranked 5th.
28 hours per person per wee
Ranked 1st. 22% more than France
International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes 10.71 billion min.
Ranked 3rd.
82.06 billion min.
Ranked 1st. 8 times more than France

Radios per 1000 888.46
Ranked 23th.
1,982.02
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than France
Telephones > Mobile cellular per 1000 0.000942
Ranked 187th.
932.29
Ranked 78th. 989695 times more than France

Information and communication technology spending > Current US$ $135.93 billion
Ranked 6th.
$991.69 billion
Ranked 1st. 7 times more than France

Internet > Percent using internet 83%
Ranked 21st. 2% more than United States
81.03%
Ranked 24th.

Telephones > Mobile cellular 59.84 million
Ranked 20th.
290.3 million
Ranked 3rd. 5 times more than France

Radio receivers > Per capita 0.95 per capita
Ranked 16th.
2.11 per capita
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than France

Telephones > Main lines in use per 1000 0.000563
Ranked 193th.
459.63
Ranked 20th. 816313 times more than France

Telephone mainlines per 1000 565.09
Ranked 8th.
607.73
Ranked 8th. 8% more than France

Newspapers > List of newspapers <p>Le Monde - respected national daily, considered to be France&#039;s newspaper of record</p> </p>Liberation - national daily, founded in 1973 by philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre, centre-left leaning</p> </p>Le Figaro - national daily, centre-right leaning</p> <br> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-17299010">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 203
Ranked 5th.
611
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than France
Cinema attendance 155.4 million
Ranked 4th.
1.42 billion
Ranked 2nd. 9 times more than France
Telephone system > General assessment highly developed a large, technologically advanced, multipurpose communications system
Cinema attendance per capita 2.5
Ranked 14th.
4.9
Ranked 2nd. 96% more than France
Television receivers per 1000 580.35
Ranked 10th.
803.21
Ranked 1st. 38% more than France

Cinema > Number of national feature films produced 272
Ranked 7th.
819
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than France

Internet > IP addresses per capita 1,448.68
Ranked 25th.
4,911.96
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than France
Average cost of local call 0.14
Ranked 12th. 56% more than United States
0.09
Ranked 3rd.
Internet > Users 29.52 million
Ranked 9th.
208 million
Ranked 2nd. 7 times more than France

Internet > Internet penetration 83%
Ranked 24th. 2% more than United States
81%
Ranked 29th.
Mobile phone subscribers per 1000 760.7
Ranked 43th. 11% more than United States
682.36
Ranked 50th.

Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions per 1000 947.99
Ranked 118th.
987.53
Ranked 110th. 4% more than France

Telecoms > Telephone lines 39.29 million
Ranked 7th.
139 million
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than France

Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions 62.28 million
Ranked 21st.
310 million
Ranked 3rd. 5 times more than France

Internet > Internet Service Providers 62
Ranked 16th.
7,000
Ranked 1st. 113 times more than France
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers 23.96 million
Ranked 5th.
88.52 million
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than France

Cinemas > Per capita 0.037 per 1,000 people
Ranked 22nd.
0.116 per 1,000 people
Ranked 5th. 3 times more than France

Cable TV subscribers 45
Ranked 16th.
252
Ranked 6th. 6 times more than France
Telephones > Main lines in use 39.88 million
Ranked 7th.
146 million
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than France

Telecommunications > Telephone > Main fixed phone lines per 100 people 61.45
Ranked 4th. 38% more than United States
44.41
Ranked 23th.

Active military personnel 222,215
Ranked 1st.
1.43 million
Ranked 1st. 6 times more than France
Radio receivers per 1000 922.22
Ranked 17th.
2,108.88
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than France

Mobile phone subscribers > Per capita 789.49 per 1,000 people
Ranked 43th. 16% more than United States
680.31 per 1,000 people
Ranked 49th.

Internet > Hosts per 1000 49.49
Ranked 40th.
1,039.15
Ranked 2nd. 21 times more than France

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions 62.28 million
Ranked 22nd.
303.05 million
Ranked 3rd. 5 times more than France

Radio receivers 55.3 million
Ranked 9th.
575 million
Ranked 1st. 10 times more than France

Cinema > Number of cinemas 2,070
Ranked 5th.
6,356
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than France
Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile phones 72.18 million
Ranked 19th.
327.58 million
Ranked 3rd. 5 times more than France
Television receivers 34.8 million
Ranked 8th.
219 million
Ranked 2nd. 6 times more than France

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Religion > Theology 1,214
Ranked 5th.
3,803
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than France

Television viewing per million 0.372 hours per person per wee
Ranked 11th. 4 times more than United States
0.0973 hours per person per wee
Ranked 13th.
Television broadcast stations > Per capita 10.1 per 1 million people
Ranked 6th. 36% more than United States
7.42 per 1 million people
Ranked 17th.

MTV Video Music Awards Latin America > Awards 1
Ranked 5th. The same as United States
1
Ranked 7th.

Mobile phone subscribers 48.06 million
Ranked 10th.
201.65 million
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than France

Telephone system > International country code - 33; numerous submarine cables provide links throughout Europe, Asia, Australia, the Middle East, and US; satellite earth stations - more than 3 (2 Intelsat (with total of 5 antennas - 2 for Indian Ocean and 3 for Atlantic Ocean), NA Eutelsat, 1 Inmarsat - Atlantic Ocean region); HF radiotelephone communications with more than 20 countries 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 62
Ranked 6th.
7,000
Ranked 1st. 113 times more than France
Internet > Broadband subscribers per 1000 149.83
Ranked 19th.
167.13
Ranked 15th. 12% more than France

Telecommunications > Telephone > Fixed telephone lines 39.29 million
Ranked 7th.
139 million
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than France

How I Met Your Mother > International broadcasters > Series Premiere February 11, 2007 September 19 2005
Radios 55.3 million
Ranked 9th.
575 million
Ranked 1st. 10 times more than France
Films produced per million 3.26
Ranked 8th. 55% more than United States
2.11
Ranked 18th.
Internet > Hosts 3.15 million
Ranked 10th.
316 million
Ranked 1st. 100 times more than France

Cinemas > Annual attendance 155.4 million
Ranked 2nd.
1.47 billion
Ranked 1st. 9 times more than France

Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Daily per 1000 138.3
Ranked 26th.
198.27
Ranked 16th. 43% more than France

Mobile phones 64.7 per 100 people
Ranked 23th. 33% more than United States
48.81 per 100 people
Ranked 29th.
Cinemas > Annual attendance per capita 2.57
Ranked 10th.
5.25
Ranked 2nd. 2 times more than France

Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps per million 3,165.75 Mbps
Ranked 9th.
3,316.04 Mbps
Ranked 19th. 5% more than France

Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Number of titles 103
Ranked 2nd.
1,486
Ranked 2nd. 14 times more than France

Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Total average circulation 9.97 million
Ranked 1st.
57.35 million
Ranked 4th. 6 times more than France

Cinema > Percentage of feature films co-produced 44.12%
Ranked 12th. 4 times more than United States
11.6%
Ranked 44th.

Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Daily 8.42 million
Ranked 8th.
55.95 million
Ranked 3rd. 7 times more than France

Internet > Top level domain .fr .us
Information and communication technology expenditure > Current US$ > Per $ GDP 0.063$ per $1 of GDP
Ranked 31st.
0.088$ per $1 of GDP
Ranked 8th. 40% more than France

Cinema > Number of national feature films produced per million people 4.16
Ranked 26th. 58% more than United States
2.63
Ranked 38th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Pure sciences 2,052
Ranked 3rd.
3,725
Ranked 2nd. 82% more than France

Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Total average circulation per thousand people 157.87
Ranked 1st.
195.85
Ranked 19th. 24% more than France

Telephone system > Domestic extensive cable and microwave radio relay; extensive use of fiber-optic cable; domestic satellite system 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 metropolitan France - .fr; French Guiana - .gf; Guadeloupe - .gp; Martinique - .mq; Mayotte - .yt; Reunion - .re .us
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps > Per $ GDP 94.05 Mbps per $1 trillion of
Ranked 18th. 13% more than United States
83.14 Mbps per $1 trillion of
Ranked 29th.

Communications > Exports of information and communications equipment > Exports of ICT equipment per 1000 $0.51 Million US dollars
Ranked 20th.
$0.54 Million US dollars
Ranked 19th. 6% more than France
International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes per capita 170.76 min.
Ranked 16th.
280.26 min.
Ranked 9th. 64% more than France

Telephone mainlines 35.7 million
Ranked 6th.
177.95 million
Ranked 2nd. 5 times more than France

Cinemas 2,150
Ranked 5th.
31,640
Ranked 1st. 15 times more than France

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Total > Per capita 0.667 per 1,000 people
Ranked 16th. 3 times more than United States
0.253 per 1,000 people
Ranked 37th.

Internet > Specific websites > LinkedIn penetration 9.91%
Ranked 6th.
29.9%
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than France
Internet > Broadband subscribers > Per capita 155.5 per 1,000 people
Ranked 18th.
166.63 per 1,000 people
Ranked 15th. 7% more than France

Internet > Censorship > Political filtering No evidence of filtering No evidence of filtering
Internet > Price basket for Internet > US$ per month 12.43$/month
Ranked 131st.
14.95$/month
Ranked 120th. 20% more than France

International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes > Per capita 176.91 min. per capita
Ranked 16th.
279.45 min. per capita
Ranked 9th. 58% more than France

Cinema > Number of cinemas per million people 32.54
Ranked 13th. 53% more than United States
21.3
Ranked 22nd.
Internet hosts None None
Cinema > Percentage of fully nationally produced feature films 55.88%
Ranked 47th.
88.4%
Ranked 16th. 58% more than France

Information and communication technology expenditure > Current US$ > Per capita 2,331.99$ per capita
Ranked 14th.
3,851.5$ per capita
Ranked 2nd. 65% more than France

Information and communication technology spending per capita > Current US$ $2,170.82
Ranked 17th.
$3,230.18
Ranked 2nd. 49% more than France

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Literature 12,013
Ranked 2nd.
13,221
Ranked 3rd. 10% more than France

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Philology 313
Ranked 12th.
898
Ranked 10th. 3 times more than France

Mobile cellular subscriptions 57.97 million
Ranked 19th.
270.5 million
Ranked 4th. 5 times more than France

Internet > Broadband subscribers 9.47 million
Ranked 7th.
49.39 million
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than France

Internet > Internet Service Providers per million 0.996
Ranked 113th.
24.13
Ranked 23th. 24 times more than France
Pay TV subscribers 44%
Ranked 13th.
77%
Ranked 5th. 75% more than France
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Applied sciences 2,791
Ranked 8th.
10,762
Ranked 3rd. 4 times more than France

Cinemas per million 35.72
Ranked 21st.
116.04
Ranked 5th. 3 times more than France

Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Daily 84
Ranked 22nd.
1,476
Ranked 1st. 18 times more than France

Internet > IP addresses 95.08 million
Ranked 7th.
1.54 billion
Ranked 1st. 16 times more than France
Telecommunications revenue 2.24 % of GDP
Ranked 18th.
3.51 % of GDP
Ranked 4th. 57% more than France
Newspapers > Non-daily newspapers > Total average circulation per thousand people 36.96
Ranked 18th.
367.37
Ranked 13th. 10 times more than France

Telecommunications investment > Current LCU 5800000000 26836000000
Fixed broadband Internet subscribers > Per 100 people 28.41
Ranked 13th. 18% more than United States
24.02
Ranked 18th.

Telecommunications > Telephone > Fixed telephone lines per thousand people 598.05
Ranked 10th. 35% more than United States
442.8
Ranked 28th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Total 39,083
Ranked 2nd.
68,175
Ranked 3rd. 74% more than France

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile subscriptions 34.23 million
Ranked 10th.
234.41 million
Ranked 1st. 7 times more than France
Internet > Broadband access 8.93 million
Ranked 5th.
40.88 million
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than France
Television broadcast stations per million 9.81
Ranked 6th. 32% more than United States
7.43
Ranked 15th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Total per million 646.05
Ranked 18th. 3 times more than United States
253.07
Ranked 36th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Arts and recreation 1,316
Ranked 5th.
4,245
Ranked 6th. 3 times more than France

Communications > Telephone access > Telephone access 152 Number of telecommunicati
Ranked 25th.
167.48 Number of telecommunicati
Ranked 17th. 10% more than France
Internet > TLD metropolitan France - .fr; French Guiana - .gf; Guadeloupe - .gp; Martinique - .mq; Reunion - .re .us
Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 93.09
Ranked 72nd. 5% more than United States
88.87
Ranked 80th.

Internet > Livejournal users 2,454
Ranked 18th.
1.29 million
Ranked 1st. 527 times more than France
Internet > Secure Internet servers 5,890
Ranked 8th.
259,881
Ranked 1st. 44 times more than France

Cinema > Number of distribution companies 439
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than United States
109
Ranked 6th.

Cinema > Number of distribution companies per million people 6.72
Ranked 4th. 19 times more than United States
0.355
Ranked 43th.

Cinemas > Annual attendance > Per capita 2.65 per capita
Ranked 10th.
5.25 per capita
Ranked 2nd. 98% more than France

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile number portability > Price Free free
Telecommunications > Country calling code 33 1
Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile number portability > Implementation date 2003.06.30 2003.11.24
Brothers and Sisters > International broadcasts > Series Premiere 2007 September 24 2006
Internet > Communication technology patents 8 per 1000000 people
Ranked 8th.
13.1 per 1000000 people
Ranked 5th. 64% more than France
Telephone subscribers per 1000 1,325.79
Ranked 26th. 8% more than United States
1,230.67
Ranked 35th.

Advertising revenue > Share of television 34%
Ranked 5th.
37%
Ranked 3rd. 9% more than France
Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile penetration 52.2%
Ranked 27th.
74.7%
Ranked 9th. 43% more than France
Internet > Secure servers 4.2 per 100,000 people
Ranked 17th.
37.5 per 100,000 people
Ranked 1st. 9 times more than France
E-Government rating 50.9
Ranked 24th.
60.1
Ranked 4th. 18% more than France
Internet > Internet charges $34.00
Ranked 16th.
$36.00
Ranked 15th. 6% more than France
Population covered by mobile telephony 99%
Ranked 17th. The same as United States
99%
Ranked 28th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Literature > Per capita 204.92 per 1 million people
Ranked 13th. 4 times more than United States
49.08 per 1 million people
Ranked 36th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Pure sciences per million 34.09
Ranked 20th. 2 times more than United States
13.83
Ranked 34th.

Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Daily per million 1.38
Ranked 54th.
5.23
Ranked 20th. 4 times more than France

Newspapers > Newspaper journalists 5,441
Ranked 7th.
54,134
Ranked 3rd. 10 times more than France

Television reception through satellite 17%
Ranked 8th. 42% more than United States
12%
Ranked 10th.
Internet > Secure Internet servers > Per capita 96.5 per 1 million people
Ranked 44th.
869.2 per 1 million people
Ranked 7th. 9 times more than France

Internet > Web sites 10.5 per 1,000 people
Ranked 16th.
63.7 per 1,000 people
Ranked 5th. 6 times more than France
Telecommunications > Telephone > Landlines 36.43 million
Ranked 7th.
114 million
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than France
Two and a Half Men > International Broadcasters > Series Premiere February 1 2005 September 22 2003
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Generalities > Per capita 89.15 per 1 million people
Ranked 2nd. 8 times more than United States
11.24 per 1 million people
Ranked 32nd.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Geography > History 7,400
Ranked 1st. 12% more than United States
6,583
Ranked 3rd.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Literature per million 198.58
Ranked 14th. 4 times more than United States
49.08
Ranked 35th.

Internet > Livejournal users per million 39.14
Ranked 95th.
4,415.29
Ranked 3rd. 113 times more than France
Television reception through cable 12%
Ranked 16th.
67%
Ranked 5th. 6 times more than France
Website defacements per million 0.962
Ranked 84th.
1.51
Ranked 69th. 57% more than France
Website defacements 59
Ranked 25th.
429
Ranked 2nd. 7 times more than France
Internet > Linux web servers 327
Ranked 7th.
11,108
Ranked 1st. 34 times more than France
1995 Shanghai International Film Festival > In competition > Director SǸbastien Grall Alfonso Arau
ICT service > Exports > % of service > Exports > BoP 32.57%
Ranked 35th. 47% more than United States
22.13%
Ranked 60th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Philosophy > Psychology 2,138
Ranked 4th.
2,333
Ranked 3rd. 9% more than France

Computer > Communications and other services > % of commercial service > Exports 36.99%
Ranked 37th.
43.14%
Ranked 26th. 17% more than France

Computer > Communications and other services > % of commercial service imports 37.91%
Ranked 35th. 26% more than United States
30.02%
Ranked 58th.

Newspapers > Non-daily newspapers > Number of titles per million people 4.05
Ranked 38th.
25.98
Ranked 42nd. 6 times more than France

Internet servers using encryption 13,138
Ranked 8th.
378,887
Ranked 1st. 29 times more than France

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Social sciences > Per capita 150.28 per 1 million people
Ranked 15th. 3 times more than United States
52.8 per 1 million people
Ranked 39th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Social sciences 8,810
Ranked 2nd.
14,225
Ranked 3rd. 61% more than France

Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Daily > Per capita 1.43 per 1 million people
Ranked 53th.
5.23 per 1 million people
Ranked 19th. 4 times more than France

Internet > Hosts > Per capita 51.58 per 1,000 people
Ranked 48th.
1,040.07 per 1,000 people
Ranked 3rd. 20 times more than France

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Geography > History per million 122.32
Ranked 8th. 5 times more than United States
24.44
Ranked 27th.

Telecommunications employment 0.68%
Ranked 9th.
0.86%
Ranked 4th. 26% more than France
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Applied sciences per million 46.14
Ranked 25th. 15% more than United States
39.95
Ranked 34th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Generalities per million 86.39
Ranked 4th. 8 times more than United States
11.24
Ranked 31st.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Philology per million 5.17
Ranked 22nd. 55% more than United States
3.33
Ranked 47th.

Telephone mainlines > Per capita 586.47 per 1,000 people
Ranked 5th.
605.97 per 1,000 people
Ranked 9th. 3% more than France

Fixed broadband Internet subscribers 17.69 million
Ranked 5th.
73.12 million
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than France

ICT goods imports > % total goods imports 7.23%
Ranked 47th.
12.49%
Ranked 15th. 73% more than France

ICT goods > Exports > % of total goods > Exports 5.43%
Ranked 31st.
12.78%
Ranked 16th. 2 times more than France

Telephone lines 35 million
Ranked 9th.
154.65 million
Ranked 3rd. 4 times more than France

ICT service > Exports > BoP > Current US$ $6.24 billion
Ranked 13th.
$22.44 billion
Ranked 3rd. 4 times more than France

Telephone employees > Total > Per capita 2.21 per 1,000 people
Ranked 27th.
3.55 per 1,000 people
Ranked 5th. 60% more than France

Internet > IP addresses (share) 2.2
Ranked 7th.
35.9
Ranked 1st. 16 times more than France
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Pure sciences > Per capita 35.14 per 1 million people
Ranked 17th. 3 times more than United States
13.83 per 1 million people
Ranked 35th.

Digital terrestrial television > Analog Switch-Off November 30, 2011 February 17, 2009
Telecommunications investment > % of revenue 17.18%
Ranked 80th. 86% more than United States
9.22%
Ranked 87th.

Television standard > VHF SECAM L NTSC M
Royalties and fees $39.00
Ranked 12th.
$134.30
Ranked 5th. 3 times more than France
Idol series > Idol around the world > Winners <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_La_Recherche_De_La_Nouvelle_Star">Season 1, 2003</a> : Jonatan Cerrada <br> Season 2, 2004 : Steeve Estatof <br> Season 3, 2005 : Myriam Abel <br> Season 4, 2006 : Christophe Willem <br> Season 5, 2007 : In progress <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Idol_%28Season_1%29">Season 1, 2002</a> : Kelly Clarkson <br> <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Idol_%28Season_2%29">Season 2, 2003</a> : Ruben Studdard <br> <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Idol_%28Season_3%29">Season 3, 2004</a> : Fantasia Barrino <br> <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Idol_%28Season_4%29">Season 4, 2005</a> : Carrie Underwood <br> <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Idol_%28Season_5%29">Season 5, 2006</a> : Taylor Hicks <br> <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Idol_%28Season_6%29">Season 6, 2007</a> : In progress
Television reception by terrestrial means 71%
Ranked 4th. 3 times more than United States
21%
Ranked 13th.
Internet > ISP per million 1.02
Ranked 79th.
24.34
Ranked 3rd. 24 times more than France
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Philosophy > Psychology > Per capita 36.61 per 1 million people
Ranked 13th. 4 times more than United States
8.66 per 1 million people
Ranked 35th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Geography > History > Per capita 126.23 per 1 million people
Ranked 7th. 5 times more than United States
24.44 per 1 million people
Ranked 28th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Applied sciences > Per capita 47.61 per 1 million people
Ranked 23th. 19% more than United States
39.95 per 1 million people
Ranked 35th.

Internet > ISP > Per capita 1.05 per 1 million people
Ranked 72nd.
24.27 per 1 million people
Ranked 2nd. 23 times more than France
Internet usage % > 2007 <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_number_of_internet_users">67.7</a> Uzbekistan
Newspapers > Non-daily newspapers > Number of titles 245
Ranked 14th.
7,607
Ranked 1st. 31 times more than France

Try Again > Charts > Date November 11, 2000 June 17, 2000
World music market > Digital Singles Sales Share in 2005 1.9% 85%
My Name Is Earl > Broadcasters > Series Premiere October 29 2006 September 20 2005
Telephone system > Regulation 1997 1934
Telephone subscribers > Per capita 1,375.95 per 1,000 people
Ranked 25th. 12% more than United States
1,227.11 per 1,000 people
Ranked 36th.

Telephone faults > Per 100 mainlines 5.9 per 100 mainlines
Ranked 104th.
13.24 per 100 mainlines
Ranked 26th. 2 times more than France

Internet > Secure Internet servers per million 92.58
Ranked 43th.
870.97
Ranked 7th. 9 times more than France

Television revenue from subscriptions 37%
Ranked 4th.
44%
Ranked 2nd. 19% more than France
Phone subscribers 1,178.83
Ranked 20th. 5% more than United States
1,117.9
Ranked 22nd.
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Philology > Per capita 5.34 per 1 million people
Ranked 21st. 60% more than United States
3.33 per 1 million people
Ranked 47th.

Resident Evil > Extinction > Release Information > Release date October 3 2007 September 21 2007
Never Ever > Charts > Date May 26, 1998 1998
Telephone lines > Per 100 people 56.2
Ranked 11th. 11% more than United States
50.81
Ranked 17th.

Price basket for mobile > US$ per month 30$/month
Ranked 5th. 6 times more than United States
5.21$/month
Ranked 153th.

Telecoms > Telephone lines > Per 100 people 61.92
Ranked 5th. 41% more than United States
44.02
Ranked 25th.

Broadcasters of Medium > Broadcasters > Premi&egrave;re January 27, 2006 January 3, 2005
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Religion > Theology > Per capita 20.71 per 1 million people
Ranked 24th. 47% more than United States
14.12 per 1 million people
Ranked 36th.

Price basket for residential fixed line > US$ per month 29.04$/month
Ranked 14th. 16% more than United States
25.02$/month
Ranked 26th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Philosophy > Psychology per million 35.52
Ranked 13th. 4 times more than United States
8.66
Ranked 33th.

Communications > Exports of information and communications equipment > Exports of ICT equipment $32,790.33 Million US dollars
Ranked 8th.
$164,622.86 Million US dollars
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than France
Telephone subscribers 83.76 million
Ranked 8th.
360.35 million
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than France

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Arts and recreation per million 21.75
Ranked 21st. 38% more than United States
15.76
Ranked 30th.

Internet > Government Broadband Index 3.9
Ranked 7th. 30% more than United States
3
Ranked 11th.
Communications > Exports of information and communications equipment > Exports of ICT equipment, % of GDP 1.25e-06%
Ranked 20th. 6% more than United States
1.18e-06%
Ranked 22nd.
Internet > Secure Internet servers > Per 1 million people 408.96
Ranked 38th.
1,474.08
Ranked 19th. 4 times more than France

Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers > Per 100 people 37.76
Ranked 6th. 35% more than United States
28.03
Ranked 22nd.

Telephone subscribers per employee 585.24
Ranked 30th. 69% more than United States
345.72
Ranked 61st.

Telecommunications revenue > % GDP 2.37% GDP
Ranked 65th.
2.67% GDP
Ranked 96th. 13% more than France

Television standard > UHF SECAM L NTSC M
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Religion > Theology per million 20.07
Ranked 25th. 42% more than United States
14.12
Ranked 36th.

Internet > Linux web servers per million 5.33
Ranked 40th.
38.98
Ranked 5th. 7 times more than France
Newspapers > Newspaper journalists per million people 86.12
Ranked 22nd.
183.18
Ranked 15th. 2 times more than France

Newspapers > Non-daily newspapers > Total average circulation 2.24 million
Ranked 6th.
107.57 million
Ranked 2nd. 48 times more than France

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions per thousand people 947.99
Ranked 116th.
965.4
Ranked 113th. 2% more than France

Phone system > International dialling code +33 +1
Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Number of titles per million people 1.63
Ranked 4th.
5.08
Ranked 42nd. 3 times more than France

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile subscriptions per thousand people 519.07
Ranked 27th.
740.25
Ranked 9th. 43% more than France
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Social sciences per million 145.63
Ranked 17th. 3 times more than United States
52.8
Ranked 38th.

Music sales > Singles > Millions 4.7
Ranked 3rd. 4 times more than United States
1.2
Ranked 5th.

Latin Grammy Awards > Awards 1
Ranked 11th.
3
Ranked 6th. 3 times more than France

Telecommunications revenue > Current LCU 40500000000 291122000000
Internet servers using encryption > Per 1 million people 209.82
Ranked 36th.
1,234.13
Ranked 6th. 6 times more than France

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Generalities 5,226
Ranked 1st. 73% more than United States
3,027
Ranked 3rd.

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