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Media Stats: compare key data on Malaysia & Singapore

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STAT Malaysia Singapore HISTORY
Broadcast media state-owned TV broadcaster operates 2 TV networks with relays throughout the country, and the leading private commercial media group operates 4 TV stations with numerous relays throughout the country; satellite TV subscription service is available; state-owned radio broadcaster operates multiple national networks as well as regional and local stations; many private commercial radio broadcasters and some subscription satellite radio services are available; about 55 radio stations overall state controls broadcast media; 8 domestic TV stations operated by MediaCorp which is wholly owned by a state investment company; broadcasts from Malaysian and Indonesian stations available; satellite dishes banned; multi-channel cable TV service available; a total of 18 domestic radio stations broadcasting with MediaCorp operating more than a dozen and another 4 stations are closely linked to the ruling party or controlled by the Singapore Armed Forces Reservists Association; many Malaysian and Indonesian radio stations are available
Households with television 88.91%
Ranked 57th.
98.6%
Ranked 10th. 11% more than Malaysia

Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000 84.13
Ranked 80th.
258.08
Ranked 28th. 3 times more than Malaysia

Internet > Internet users > Per 100 people 65.8
Ranked 49th.
74.18
Ranked 36th. 13% more than Malaysia

Internet > Internet users per thousand people 648.04
Ranked 54th.
727.31
Ranked 40th. 12% more than Malaysia
Internet > Users per 1000 591.78
Ranked 23th.
676.68
Ranked 14th. 14% more than Malaysia

Internet users 15.36 million
Ranked 26th. 5 times more than Singapore
3.23 million
Ranked 64th.
Personal computers > Per capita 196.83 per 1,000 people
Ranked 36th.
620.91 per 1,000 people
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Malaysia

Personal computers per 1000 193.18
Ranked 38th.
620.21
Ranked 4th. 3 times more than Malaysia

Radio > List of radio stations <p>Radio Television Malaysia (RTM) - state-run, operates some 30 radio stations and external service Voice of Malaysia</p> </p>Era FM - private</p> </p>Hot FM - private</p> <br> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-15384221">Full Article</a> <p>MediaCorp - operates more than a dozen stations including English-language news and talk station 938Live, music stations and Chinese, Malay and Indian services</p> </p>SPH Unionworks - operates English-language Hot FM and Kiss 92, Mandarin station UFM</p>
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 140.94
Ranked 33th.
153.4
Ranked 24th. 9% more than Malaysia

Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 940.6 per 1,000 people
Ranked 48th.
1,234.13 per 1,000 people
Ranked 13th. 31% more than Malaysia

Television > List of TV stations <p>Radio Television Malaysia (RTM) - state-run, operates TV1, TV2</p> </p>TV3 - commercial terrestrial network</p> </p>ntv7 - commercial terrestrial network</p> <br> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-15384221">Full Article</a> <p>MediaCorp - operates entertainment-based Channel 5 and Channel 8, Malay channel Suria, Mandarin-language Channel U</p> </p>Channel NewsAsia - news TV operated by MediaCorp</p>
Television receivers > Per capita 168.01 per 1,000 people
Ranked 83th.
350.55 per 1,000 people
Ranked 42nd. 2 times more than Malaysia

Televisions per 1000 433.9
Ranked 34th. 34% more than Singapore
323.22
Ranked 52nd.
Radio broadcast stations AM 35, FM 391, shortwave 15 AM 0, FM 17, shortwave 2
Daily newspapers > Per 1,000 people 109.28
Ranked 33th.
360.78
Ranked 7th. 3 times more than Malaysia

Fixed line and mobile phone subscribers > Per 1,000 people 943.33 per 1,000 people
Ranked 47th.
1,434.66 per 1,000 people
Ranked 22nd. 52% more than Malaysia

Internet > Users > Per capita 639.29 per 1,000 people
Ranked 22nd.
681.97 per 1,000 people
Ranked 14th. 7% more than Malaysia

Telecoms > Telephone lines per 1000 156.94
Ranked 103th.
374.5
Ranked 42nd. 2 times more than Malaysia

Televisions 10.8 million
Ranked 20th. 8 times more than Singapore
1.33 million
Ranked 71st.
Telephones > Main lines in use > Per capita 175.25 per 1,000 people
Ranked 66th.
408.3 per 1,000 people
Ranked 25th. 2 times more than Malaysia

Internet users > Per 100 people 55.8
Ranked 36th.
69.64
Ranked 20th. 25% more than Malaysia

Internet > Internet users 19.2 million
Ranked 26th. 5 times more than Singapore
3.97 million
Ranked 70th.
Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Daily > Per capita 95.27 per 1,000 people
Ranked 36th.
272.79 per 1,000 people
Ranked 13th. 3 times more than Malaysia

Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps 3,193 Mbps
Ranked 41st.
24,704 Mbps
Ranked 19th. 8 times more than Malaysia

Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps > Per capita 128.26 Mbps per 1 million peop
Ranked 58th.
5,826 Mbps per 1 million peop
Ranked 14th. 45 times more than Malaysia

Personal computers 4.9 million
Ranked 23th. 89% more than Singapore
2.59 million
Ranked 29th.

Television broadcast stations 88
Ranked 7th. 88 times more than Singapore
1
Ranked 31st.

International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes 2.03 billion min.
Ranked 14th.
3.01 billion min.
Ranked 12th. 48% more than Malaysia

Radios per 1000 437.92
Ranked 77th.
631.87
Ranked 45th. 44% more than Malaysia
Telephones > Mobile cellular per 1000 1,093.15
Ranked 56th.
1,333.71
Ranked 26th. 22% more than Malaysia

Information and communication technology spending > Current US$ $21.98 billion
Ranked 23th. 80% more than Singapore
$12.19 billion
Ranked 35th.

Internet > Percent using internet 65.8%
Ranked 46th.
74.18%
Ranked 33th. 13% more than Malaysia

Telephones > Mobile cellular 36.66 million
Ranked 2nd. 5 times more than Singapore
7.79 million
Ranked 86th.

Radio receivers > Per capita 0.425 per capita
Ranked 70th.
0.672 per capita
Ranked 40th. 58% more than Malaysia

Telephones > Main lines in use per 1000 155.16
Ranked 101st.
371.32
Ranked 39th. 2 times more than Malaysia

Telephone mainlines per 1000 168.94
Ranked 68th.
432.37
Ranked 22nd. 3 times more than Malaysia

Newspapers > List of newspapers <p>New Straits Times - English-language daily</p> </p>The Star - English-language daily</p> </p>The Sun - English-language daily</p> <br> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-15384221">Full Article</a> <p>Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) - publishes 15 newspapers and six periodicals</p> </p>The Straits Times - published by SPH</p> </p>Business Times - published by SPH</p> <br> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-15966553">Full Article</a>
Films produced 22
Ranked 32nd. 3 times more than Singapore
8
Ranked 47th.
Cinema attendance 336,000
Ranked 70th.
17 million
Ranked 24th. 51 times more than Malaysia
Telephone system > General assessment modern system featuring good intercity service on Peninsular Malaysia provided mainly by microwave radio relay and an adequate intercity microwave radio relay network between Sabah and Sarawak via Brunei; international service excellent excellent service
Cinema attendance per capita 0.0135
Ranked 77th.
4.13
Ranked 5th. 306 times more than Malaysia
Television receivers per 1000 165.09
Ranked 82nd.
350.37
Ranked 41st. 2 times more than Malaysia

Cinema > Number of national feature films produced 49
Ranked 27th. 3 times more than Singapore
15
Ranked 51st.

Internet > IP addresses per capita 216.67
Ranked 98th.
1,068.38
Ranked 34th. 5 times more than Malaysia
Average cost of local call 0.02
Ranked 95th. The same as Singapore
0.02
Ranked 83th.
Internet > Users 15.87 million
Ranked 17th. 5 times more than Singapore
3.1 million
Ranked 50th.

Internet > Internet penetration 65.8%
Ranked 51st.
74.2%
Ranked 38th. 13% more than Malaysia
Mobile phone subscribers per 1000 756.28
Ranked 44th.
1,027.85
Ranked 14th. 36% more than Malaysia

Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions per 1000 1,413.3
Ranked 34th.
1,517.77
Ranked 26th. 7% more than Malaysia

Telecoms > Telephone lines 4.59 million
Ranked 33th. 2 times more than Singapore
1.99 million
Ranked 57th.

Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions 41.32 million
Ranked 30th. 5 times more than Singapore
8.06 million
Ranked 91st.

Internet > Internet Service Providers 7
Ranked 100th.
9
Ranked 89th. 29% more than Malaysia
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers 2.46 million
Ranked 32nd. 79% more than Singapore
1.37 million
Ranked 49th.

Cinemas > Per capita 0.007 per 1,000 people
Ranked 44th.
0.023 per 1,000 people
Ranked 34th. 3 times more than Malaysia
Telephones > Main lines in use 4.24 million
Ranked 40th. 2 times more than Singapore
2.02 million
Ranked 58th.

Telecommunications > Telephone > Main fixed phone lines per 100 people 15.69
Ranked 103th.
37.48
Ranked 40th. 2 times more than Malaysia

Active military personnel 109,000
Ranked 27th. 50% more than Singapore
72,500
Ranked 36th.
Radio receivers per 1000 417.32
Ranked 70th.
671.76
Ranked 40th. 61% more than Malaysia

Mobile phone subscribers > Per capita 771.09 per 1,000 people
Ranked 44th.
1,009.86 per 1,000 people
Ranked 16th. 31% more than Malaysia

Internet > Hosts per 1000 13.83
Ranked 71st.
173.07
Ranked 34th. 13 times more than Malaysia

Number of PCs per million 193.18
Ranked 39th.
621.6
Ranked 9th. 3 times more than Malaysia
Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions 41.32 million
Ranked 30th. 5 times more than Singapore
8.07 million
Ranked 91st.

Radio receivers 9.1 million
Ranked 34th. 4 times more than Singapore
2.55 million
Ranked 83th.

Cinema > Number of cinemas 91
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than Singapore
27
Ranked 45th.

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile phones 30.38 million
Ranked 33th. 4 times more than Singapore
7.29 million
Ranked 55th.
Television receivers 3.6 million
Ranked 41st. 3 times more than Singapore
1.33 million
Ranked 71st.

Television broadcast stations > Per capita 3.42 per 1 million people
Ranked 19th. 15 times more than Singapore
0.228 per 1 million people
Ranked 34th.

Telephone average cost of call to US > US$ per three minutes 0.71$
Ranked 94th. 3% more than Singapore
0.69$
Ranked 95th.

Mobile phone subscribers 19.55 million
Ranked 21st. 4 times more than Singapore
4.38 million
Ranked 60th.

Telephone system > International country code - 60; landing point for several major international submarine cable networks that provide connectivity to Asia, Middle East, and Europe; satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (1 Indian Ocean, 1 Pacific Ocean) country code - 65; numerous submarine cables provide links throughout Asia, Australia, the Middle East, Europe, and US; satellite earth stations - 4; supplemented by VSAT coverage
Internet > ISP 7
Ranked 74th.
9
Ranked 65th. 29% more than Malaysia
Internet > Broadband subscribers per 1000 18.98
Ranked 55th.
156.01
Ranked 17th. 8 times more than Malaysia

Telecommunications > Telephone > Fixed telephone lines 4.59 million
Ranked 33th. 2 times more than Singapore
1.99 million
Ranked 57th.

Radios 10.9 million
Ranked 34th. 4 times more than Singapore
2.6 million
Ranked 82nd.
Films produced per million 0.884
Ranked 30th.
1.94
Ranked 22nd. 2 times more than Malaysia
Internet > Hosts 377,716
Ranked 50th.
837,559
Ranked 39th. 2 times more than Malaysia

Cinemas > Annual attendance 300,000
Ranked 49th.
17 million
Ranked 20th. 57 times more than Malaysia

Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Daily per 1000 93.55
Ranked 36th.
272.1
Ranked 13th. 3 times more than Malaysia

Mobile phones 34.88 per 100 people
Ranked 33th.
79.14 per 100 people
Ranked 16th. 2 times more than Malaysia
Cinemas > Annual attendance per capita 0.0131
Ranked 51st.
4.48
Ranked 3rd. 342 times more than Malaysia

Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps per million 125.88 Mbps
Ranked 61st.
5,928.91 Mbps
Ranked 13th. 47 times more than Malaysia

Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Total average circulation 2.75 million
Ranked 21st. 79% more than Singapore
1.54 million
Ranked 30th.

Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Number of titles 35
Ranked 36th. 3 times more than Singapore
11
Ranked 66th.

Cinema > Percentage of feature films co-produced 0.0
Ranked 60th.
26.67%
Ranked 27th.

Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Daily 2.19 million
Ranked 22nd. Twice as much as Singapore
1.1 million
Ranked 31st.

Internet > Top level domain .my .sg
Information and communication technology expenditure > Current US$ > Per $ GDP 0.07$ per $1 of GDP
Ranked 26th.
0.094$ per $1 of GDP
Ranked 6th. 34% more than Malaysia

Cinema > Number of national feature films produced per million people 1.7
Ranked 51st.
2.89
Ranked 34th. 70% more than Malaysia

Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Total average circulation per thousand people 108.54
Ranked 34th.
370.08
Ranked 8th. 3 times more than Malaysia

Telephone system > Domestic domestic satellite system with 2 earth stations; combined fixed-line and mobile-cellular teledensity roughly 140 per 100 persons excellent domestic facilities; launched 3G wireless service in February 2005; combined fixed-line and mobile-cellular teledensity more than 180 telephones per 100 persons; multiple providers of high-speed Internet connectivity and the government is close to completing an island-wide roll out of a high-speed fiber-optic broadband network
Internet country code .my .sg
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps > Per $ GDP 26.95 Mbps per $1 trillion of
Ranked 63th.
229.81 Mbps per $1 trillion of
Ranked 9th. 9 times more than Malaysia

International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes per capita 83.23 min.
Ranked 43th.
726.37 min.
Ranked 5th. 9 times more than Malaysia

Telephone mainlines 4.37 million
Ranked 29th. 2 times more than Singapore
1.84 million
Ranked 50th.

Cinemas 162
Ranked 35th. 2 times more than Singapore
80
Ranked 41st.
Internet > Broadband subscribers > Per capita 19.36 per 1,000 people
Ranked 56th.
153.28 per 1,000 people
Ranked 20th. 8 times more than Malaysia

Internet > Censorship > Political filtering No evidence of filtering No evidence of filtering
Internet > Price basket for Internet > US$ per month 7.39$/month
Ranked 165th.
20.48$/month
Ranked 102nd. 3 times more than Malaysia

International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes > Per capita 84.77 min. per capita
Ranked 42nd.
727.56 min. per capita
Ranked 3rd. 9 times more than Malaysia

Cinema > Number of cinemas per million people 3.33
Ranked 1st.
6.13
Ranked 42nd. 84% more than Malaysia

Internet hosts None None
Cinema > Percentage of fully nationally produced feature films 100%
Ranked 15th. 36% more than Singapore
73.33%
Ranked 31st.

Information and communication technology spending per capita > Current US$ $800.34
Ranked 32nd.
$2,444.76
Ranked 14th. 3 times more than Malaysia

Information and communication technology expenditure > Current US$ > Per capita 393.42$ per capita
Ranked 37th.
2,799.62$ per capita
Ranked 6th. 7 times more than Malaysia

Mobile cellular subscriptions 27.71 million
Ranked 29th. 4 times more than Singapore
6.38 million
Ranked 72nd.

Internet > Broadband subscribers 490,630
Ranked 34th.
665,500
Ranked 32nd. 36% more than Malaysia

Internet > Internet Service Providers per million 0.281
Ranked 154th.
2.19
Ranked 82nd. 8 times more than Malaysia
Cinemas per million 7.25
Ranked 43th.
22.7
Ranked 35th. 3 times more than Malaysia
Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Daily 31
Ranked 35th. 3 times more than Singapore
9
Ranked 50th.

Internet > IP addresses 6.32 million
Ranked 42nd. 11% more than Singapore
5.72 million
Ranked 45th.
Newspapers > Non-daily newspapers > Total average circulation per thousand people 67
Ranked 33th.
272.16
Ranked 16th. 4 times more than Malaysia

Telecommunications investment > Current LCU 4905000000 777000000
Fixed broadband Internet subscribers > Per 100 people 4.93
Ranked 72nd.
20.73
Ranked 28th. 4 times more than Malaysia

Number of PCs 4,900
Ranked 23th. 89% more than Singapore
2,590
Ranked 36th.
Telecommunications > Telephone > Fixed telephone lines per thousand people 156.94
Ranked 108th.
374.5
Ranked 47th. 2 times more than Malaysia

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile subscriptions 3.95 million
Ranked 44th.
6.6 million
Ranked 29th. 67% more than Malaysia
Television broadcast stations per million 3.34
Ranked 17th. 15 times more than Singapore
0.227
Ranked 32nd.

Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Non-daily 3
Ranked 59th. The same as Singapore
3
Ranked 57th.

Internet > TLD .my .sg
Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 102.59
Ranked 57th.
131.74
Ranked 18th. 28% more than Malaysia

Internet > Livejournal users 1,538
Ranked 25th.
8,213
Ranked 7th. 5 times more than Malaysia
Internet > Secure Internet servers 446
Ranked 35th.
1,307
Ranked 24th. 3 times more than Malaysia

Cinema > Number of distribution companies per million people 0.972
Ranked 34th.
1.59
Ranked 23th. 64% more than Malaysia

Cinema > Number of distribution companies 27
Ranked 16th. 4 times more than Singapore
7
Ranked 31st.

Cinemas > Annual attendance > Per capita 0.013 per capita
Ranked 52nd.
4.48 per capita
Ranked 3rd. 345 times more than Malaysia

Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Non-daily per 1000 14.31
Ranked 39th.
28.55
Ranked 27th. Twice as much as Malaysia

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile number portability > Days to port 1 days
Ranked 8th. The same as Singapore
1 days
Ranked 7th.
Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile number portability > Implementation date 2008.10.01 2008.06.13
Telecommunications > Country calling code 60 65
Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile number portability > Price free free
Telephone subscribers per 1000 925.22
Ranked 48th.
1,460.22
Ranked 18th. 58% more than Malaysia

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile penetration 13.5%
Ranked 84th.
123.3%
Ranked 1st. 9 times more than Malaysia
Television > Digital TV households 1,144
Ranked 7th. 5 times more than Singapore
231
Ranked 11th.
E-Government rating 51.5
Ranked 21st.
53.5
Ranked 10th. 4% more than Malaysia
Population covered by mobile telephony 95%
Ranked 49th.
100%
Ranked 1st. 5% more than Malaysia

Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Daily per million 1.32
Ranked 55th.
2.23
Ranked 41st. 69% more than Malaysia

Non-Japanese Doraemon versions > Television series first broadcast 1992 1992
Internet > Secure Internet servers > Per capita 17.31 per 1 million people
Ranked 81st.
297.5 per 1 million people
Ranked 29th. 17 times more than Malaysia

Television > Digital TV households per million 46.86
Ranked 6th.
55.32
Ranked 5th. 18% more than Malaysia
Telecommunications > Telephone > Landlines 4.29 million
Ranked 36th. 2 times more than Singapore
1.86 million
Ranked 59th.
Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Non-daily > Per capita 0.14 per 1 million people
Ranked 56th.
0.747 per 1 million people
Ranked 54th. 5 times more than Malaysia

Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Non-daily per million 0.138
Ranked 57th.
0.745
Ranked 54th. 5 times more than Malaysia

Non-Japanese Doraemon versions > Manga first published 1993 1997
Internet > Livejournal users per million 60.63
Ranked 80th.
1,971.1
Ranked 13th. 33 times more than Malaysia
Television > Subscription TV revenues per million 6.72
Ranked 7th.
16.04
Ranked 6th. 2 times more than Malaysia
Website defacements 118
Ranked 17th. 3 times more than Singapore
40
Ranked 37th.
Website defacements per million 4.93
Ranked 35th.
9.67
Ranked 16th. 96% more than Malaysia
Internet > Linux web servers 29
Ranked 39th.
48
Ranked 26th. 66% more than Malaysia
Music sales > Singles > Millions 0.01
Ranked 32nd. 3 times more than Singapore
0.003
Ranked 29th.

Telecommunications revenue > Current LCU 21752000000 6148000000
Internet servers using encryption > Per 1 million people 33.6
Ranked 73th.
420.84
Ranked 25th. 13 times more than Malaysia

Price basket for mobile > US$ per month 5.02$/month
Ranked 156th.
6.14$/month
Ranked 143th. 22% more than Malaysia

Internet servers using encryption 923
Ranked 33th.
2,099
Ranked 24th. 2 times more than Malaysia

Price basket for residential fixed line > US$ per month 8.72$/month
Ranked 82nd. 31% more than Singapore
6.65$/month
Ranked 95th.

Telecommunications investment > % of revenue 22.55%
Ranked 25th. 78% more than Singapore
12.64%
Ranked 55th.

Internet > Linux web servers per million 1.21
Ranked 62nd.
11.6
Ranked 28th. 10 times more than Malaysia
Internet > IP addresses (share) 0.1
Ranked 60th. The same as Singapore
0.1
Ranked 42nd.
Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Non-daily > Per capita 14.56 per 1,000 people
Ranked 39th.
28.62 per 1,000 people
Ranked 27th. 97% more than Malaysia

Internet > Hosts > Per capita 14.95 per 1,000 people
Ranked 84th.
181.75 per 1,000 people
Ranked 37th. 12 times more than Malaysia

Internet > Secure Internet servers per million 16.94
Ranked 80th.
296.95
Ranked 28th. 18 times more than Malaysia

Phone subscribers 509.92
Ranked 55th.
1,195.56
Ranked 18th. 2 times more than Malaysia
Number of PCs > Per $ GDP 0.214 per $10 million of GDP
Ranked 17th. The same as Singapore
0.214 per $10 million of GDP
Ranked 16th.
Telephone lines 4.29 million
Ranked 33th. 2 times more than Singapore
1.86 million
Ranked 56th.

Fixed broadband Internet subscribers 1.33 million
Ranked 36th. 33% more than Singapore
1 million
Ranked 40th.

ICT goods imports > % total goods imports 25.27%
Ranked 3rd.
28.24%
Ranked 2nd. 12% more than Malaysia

ICT goods > Exports > % of total goods > Exports 26.18%
Ranked 5th.
35.92%
Ranked 3rd. 37% more than Malaysia

Internet > ISP per million 0.299
Ranked 104th.
2.23
Ranked 57th. 7 times more than Malaysia
Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Number of titles per million people 1.38
Ranked 94th.
2.64
Ranked 64th. 91% more than Malaysia

Telephone faults > Per 100 mainlines 7.27 per 100 mainlines
Ranked 36th. 24 times more than Singapore
0.3 per 100 mainlines
Ranked 55th.

Computer > Communications and other services > % of commercial service > Exports 31.97%
Ranked 47th.
44.42%
Ranked 24th. 39% more than Malaysia

Telecommunications revenue > % GDP 4.83% GDP
Ranked 37th. 43% more than Singapore
3.38% GDP
Ranked 74th.

Telephone subscribers per employee 769.9
Ranked 13th. 37% more than Singapore
561.01
Ranked 12th.

Telephone subscribers 23.91 million
Ranked 24th. 4 times more than Singapore
6.23 million
Ranked 52nd.

Telephone subscribers > Per capita 943.33 per 1,000 people
Ranked 47th.
1,434.66 per 1,000 people
Ranked 22nd. 52% more than Malaysia

Telephone systems > Privatisation 1990 1993
Telephone average cost of call to US > US$ per three minutes > Per capita 0.029$ per 1 million people
Ranked 85th.
0.163$ per 1 million people
Ranked 57th. 6 times more than Malaysia

Telephone average cost of call to US > US$ per three minutes > Per $ GDP 5.99$ per $1 trillion of GD
Ranked 83th.
6.42$ per $1 trillion of GD
Ranked 82nd. 7% more than Malaysia

Telephone employees > Total > Per capita 0.994 per 1,000 people
Ranked 52nd.
2.13 per 1,000 people
Ranked 47th. 2 times more than Malaysia

Telephone mainlines > Per capita 172.25 per 1,000 people
Ranked 68th.
424.8 per 1,000 people
Ranked 25th. 2 times more than Malaysia

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions per thousand people 1,413.3
Ranked 33th.
1,518.64
Ranked 25th. 7% more than Malaysia

Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers > Per 100 people 8.39
Ranked 79th.
26.08
Ranked 27th. 3 times more than Malaysia

Internet > Secure Internet servers > Per 1 million people 65.66
Ranked 79th.
635.31
Ranked 33th. 10 times more than Malaysia

Newspapers > Non-daily newspapers > Number of titles 44
Ranked 41st. 5 times more than Singapore
9
Ranked 74th.

Internet > ISP > Per capita 0.304 per 1 million people
Ranked 98th.
2.24 per 1 million people
Ranked 50th. 7 times more than Malaysia
Newspapers > Non-daily newspapers > Total average circulation 1.42 million
Ranked 14th. 26% more than Singapore
1.13 million
Ranked 21st.

Telecommunications > Telephone > International calling code 60
Ranked 51st.
65
Ranked 48th. 8% more than Malaysia
Phone system > International dialling code +60 +65
Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile subscriptions per thousand people 133.15
Ranked 83th.
1,208.81
Ranked 1st. 9 times more than Malaysia
ICT service > Exports > % of service > Exports > BoP 27.86%
Ranked 45th. 16% more than Singapore
23.96%
Ranked 55th.

Computer > Communications and other services > % of commercial service imports 41.41%
Ranked 27th. 5% more than Singapore
39.42%
Ranked 31st.

Newspapers > Non-daily newspapers > Number of titles per million people 2.07
Ranked 75th.
2.16
Ranked 87th. 4% more than Malaysia

Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Daily > Per capita 1.35 per 1 million people
Ranked 54th.
2.24 per 1 million people
Ranked 40th. 66% more than Malaysia

Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Non-daily 312,000
Ranked 33th. 3 times more than Singapore
115,000
Ranked 31st.

ICT service > Exports > BoP > Current US$ $1.63 billion
Ranked 27th.
$2.89 billion
Ranked 21st. 78% more than Malaysia

Television > Subscription TV revenues 164
Ranked 9th. 2 times more than Singapore
67
Ranked 12th.
Television standard > VHF PAL B PAL B
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Telephone system > Regulation 1998 1992
Telephone lines > Per 100 people 15.89
Ranked 97th.
38.37
Ranked 40th. 2 times more than Malaysia

Telecoms > Telephone lines > Per 100 people 15.65
Ranked 103th.
37.85
Ranked 39th. 2 times more than Malaysia

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