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Media Stats: compare key data on Netherlands & United States

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STAT Netherlands United States HISTORY
Broadcast media more than 90% of households are connected to cable or satellite TV systems that provide a wide range of domestic and foreign channels; public service broadcast system includes multiple broadcasters, 3 with a national reach and the remainder operating in regional and local markets; 2 major nationwide commercial television companies, each with 3 or more stations, and many commercial TV stations in regional and local markets; nearly 600 radio stations with a mix of public and private stations providing national or regional coverage 4
Households with television 99.42%
Ranked 5th. 2% more than United States
97.84%
Ranked 14th.

Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000 393.14
Ranked 4th. 39% more than United States
281.99
Ranked 22nd.

Internet > Internet users > Per 100 people 93
Ranked 5th. 15% more than United States
81.03
Ranked 26th.

Internet > Internet users per thousand people 925.88
Ranked 5th. 15% more than United States
803.03
Ranked 28th.
Internet > Users per 1000 915.66
Ranked 2nd. 31% more than United States
697.1
Ranked 8th.

Internet users 14.87 million
Ranked 9th.
245 million
Ranked 2nd. 16 times more than Netherlands
News Agencies > List of news agencies <p>Algemeen Nederlands Persbureau (ANP) - news agency</p> </p>DutchNews.nl - news in English</p> <p>Associated Press</p> </p>Bloomberg Business News</p> </p>UPI</p>
Personal computers > Per capita 682.36 per 1,000 people
Ranked 8th.
762.15 per 1,000 people
Ranked 4th. 12% more than Netherlands

Radio > List of radio stations <p>NOS - public radio, operates news and information station Radio 1, music network Radio 2, pop station 3FM, cultural station Radio 4</p> </p>Radio Netherlands - international broadcaster, language services include English</p> </p>Sky Radio - popular commercial FM station, continuous music</p> <br> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-17741366">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 117.52
Ranked 67th. 20% more than United States
98.17
Ranked 111th.

Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 1,056.72 per 1,000 people
Ranked 25th. 25% more than United States
846.78 per 1,000 people
Ranked 59th.

Television > List of TV stations <p>NOS - public broadcaster</p> </p>BVN TV - public, for Dutch-speakers abroad</p> </p>RTL - commercial, operates RTL4, RTL5, RTL7 and RTL8</p> <br> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-17741366">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 519 per 1,000 people
Ranked 19th.
803.21 per 1,000 people
Ranked 1st. 55% more than Netherlands

Televisions per 1000 499.22
Ranked 24th.
754.89
Ranked 3rd. 51% more than Netherlands
Personal computers per 1000 682.36
Ranked 7th.
764.36
Ranked 3rd. 12% more than Netherlands

Radio broadcast stations AM 4, FM 246, shortwave 3 AM 4,789, FM 8,961, shortwave 19
Daily newspapers > Per 1,000 people 307.5
Ranked 11th. 59% more than United States
193.19
Ranked 18th.

Fixed line and mobile phone subscribers > Per 1,000 people 1,435.92 per 1,000 people
Ranked 21st. 17% more than United States
1,227.11 per 1,000 people
Ranked 36th.

Internet > Users > Per capita 905.22 per 1,000 people
Ranked 2nd. 30% more than United States
695.68 per 1,000 people
Ranked 9th.

Telecoms > Telephone lines per 1000 422.6
Ranked 31st.
442.8
Ranked 25th. 5% more than Netherlands

Televisions 8.1 million
Ranked 23th.
219 million
Ranked 2nd. 27 times more than Netherlands
Telephones > Main lines in use > Per capita 442.59 per 1,000 people
Ranked 19th.
541.94 per 1,000 people
Ranked 9th. 22% more than Netherlands

Internet users > Per 100 people 86.98
Ranked 3rd. 15% more than United States
75.77
Ranked 11th.

Internet > Internet users 15.56 million
Ranked 32nd.
254.3 million
Ranked 2nd. 16 times more than Netherlands
Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Daily > Per capita 278.99 per 1,000 people
Ranked 11th. 41% more than United States
198.23 per 1,000 people
Ranked 16th.

Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps 334,578 Mbps
Ranked 4th.
970,953.5 Mbps
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than Netherlands

Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps > Per capita 20,549.29 Mbps per 1 million peop
Ranked 2nd. 6 times more than United States
3,306.44 Mbps per 1 million peop
Ranked 19th.

Personal computers 11.11 million
Ranked 15th.
223.81 million
Ranked 1st. 20 times more than Netherlands

Television broadcast stations 21
Ranked 25th.
2,218
Ranked 1st. 106 times more than Netherlands

Television viewing 20 hours per person per wee
Ranked 9th.
28 hours per person per wee
Ranked 1st. 40% more than Netherlands
International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes 4.95 billion min.
Ranked 11th.
82.06 billion min.
Ranked 1st. 17 times more than Netherlands

Radios per 1000 942.97
Ranked 15th.
1,982.02
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than Netherlands
Telephones > Mobile cellular per 1000 1,281.4
Ranked 33th. 37% more than United States
932.29
Ranked 78th.

Information and communication technology spending > Current US$ $49.34 billion
Ranked 13th.
$991.69 billion
Ranked 1st. 20 times more than Netherlands

Internet > Percent using internet 93%
Ranked 5th. 15% more than United States
81.03%
Ranked 24th.

Telephones > Mobile cellular 19.84 million
Ranked 45th.
290.3 million
Ranked 3rd. 15 times more than Netherlands

Radio receivers > Per capita 0.98 per capita
Ranked 13th.
2.11 per capita
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than Netherlands

Telephones > Main lines in use per 1000 442.82
Ranked 22nd.
459.63
Ranked 20th. 4% more than Netherlands

Telephone mainlines per 1000 465.69
Ranked 17th.
607.73
Ranked 8th. 31% more than Netherlands

Newspapers > List of newspapers <p>Algemeen Dagblad - national, daily</p> </p>NRC Handelsblad - national, daily</p> </p>De Telegraaf - national, daily</p> <br> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-17741366">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 24
Ranked 26th.
611
Ranked 2nd. 25 times more than Netherlands
Cinema attendance 18.6 million
Ranked 23th.
1.42 billion
Ranked 2nd. 76 times more than Netherlands
Telephone system > General assessment highly developed and well maintained a large, technologically advanced, multipurpose communications system
Cinema attendance per capita 1.15
Ranked 29th.
4.9
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than Netherlands
Television receivers per 1000 518.88
Ranked 20th.
803.21
Ranked 1st. 55% more than Netherlands

Cinema > Number of national feature films produced 73
Ranked 22nd.
819
Ranked 3rd. 11 times more than Netherlands

Internet > IP addresses per capita 2,772.15
Ranked 5th.
4,911.96
Ranked 2nd. 77% more than Netherlands
Average cost of local call 0.11
Ranked 28th. 22% more than United States
0.09
Ranked 3rd.
Internet > Users 15 million
Ranked 18th.
208 million
Ranked 2nd. 14 times more than Netherlands

Internet > Internet penetration 93%
Ranked 6th. 15% more than United States
81%
Ranked 29th.
Mobile phone subscribers per 1000 970.23
Ranked 21st. 42% more than United States
682.36
Ranked 50th.

Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions per 1000 1,171.48
Ranked 68th. 19% more than United States
987.53
Ranked 110th.

Telecoms > Telephone lines 7.09 million
Ranked 24th.
139 million
Ranked 2nd. 20 times more than Netherlands

Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions 19.64 million
Ranked 50th.
310 million
Ranked 3rd. 16 times more than Netherlands

Internet > Internet Service Providers 52
Ranked 19th.
7,000
Ranked 1st. 135 times more than Netherlands
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers 6.59 million
Ranked 16th.
88.52 million
Ranked 2nd. 13 times more than Netherlands

Cinemas > Per capita 0.029 per 1,000 people
Ranked 22nd.
0.116 per 1,000 people
Ranked 5th. 4 times more than Netherlands

Cable TV subscribers 388
Ranked 1st. 54% more than United States
252
Ranked 6th.
Telephones > Main lines in use 7.13 million
Ranked 25th.
146 million
Ranked 2nd. 20 times more than Netherlands

Telecommunications > Telephone > Main fixed phone lines per 100 people 42.97
Ranked 29th.
44.41
Ranked 23th. 3% more than Netherlands

Active military personnel 61,302
Ranked 1st.
1.43 million
Ranked 1st. 23 times more than Netherlands
Radio receivers per 1000 980.1
Ranked 12th.
2,108.88
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than Netherlands

Mobile phone subscribers > Per capita 970.23 per 1,000 people
Ranked 22nd. 43% more than United States
680.31 per 1,000 people
Ranked 49th.

Internet > Hosts per 1000 667.84
Ranked 5th.
1,039.15
Ranked 2nd. 56% more than Netherlands

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions 19.72 million
Ranked 49th.
303.05 million
Ranked 3rd. 15 times more than Netherlands

Radio receivers 15.3 million
Ranked 24th.
575 million
Ranked 1st. 38 times more than Netherlands

Cinema > Number of cinemas 163
Ranked 27th.
6,356
Ranked 1st. 39 times more than Netherlands
Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile phones 20 million
Ranked 41st.
327.58 million
Ranked 3rd. 16 times more than Netherlands
Television receivers 8.1 million
Ranked 21st.
219 million
Ranked 2nd. 27 times more than Netherlands

Television viewing per million 1.24 hours per person per wee
Ranked 7th. 13 times more than United States
0.0973 hours per person per wee
Ranked 13th.
Television broadcast stations > Per capita 1.36 per 1 million people
Ranked 26th.
7.42 per 1 million people
Ranked 17th. 5 times more than Netherlands

Mobile phone subscribers 15.83 million
Ranked 26th.
201.65 million
Ranked 2nd. 13 times more than Netherlands

Telephone system > International country code - 31; submarine cables provide links to the US and Europe; satellite earth stations - 5 (3 Intelsat - 1 Indian Ocean and 2 Atlantic Ocean, 1 Eutelsat, and 1 Inmarsat 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 52
Ranked 9th.
7,000
Ranked 1st. 135 times more than Netherlands
Internet > Broadband subscribers per 1000 251.23
Ranked 3rd. 50% more than United States
167.13
Ranked 15th.

Telecommunications > Telephone > Fixed telephone lines 7.09 million
Ranked 24th.
139 million
Ranked 2nd. 20 times more than Netherlands

Films produced per million 1.48
Ranked 26th.
2.11
Ranked 18th. 42% more than Netherlands
Radios 15.3 million
Ranked 26th.
575 million
Ranked 1st. 38 times more than Netherlands
Internet > Hosts 10.98 million
Ranked 7th.
316 million
Ranked 1st. 29 times more than Netherlands

Cinemas > Annual attendance 18.6 million
Ranked 15th.
1.47 billion
Ranked 1st. 79 times more than Netherlands

Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Daily per 1000 278.99
Ranked 11th. 41% more than United States
198.27
Ranked 16th.

Mobile phones 72.24 per 100 people
Ranked 20th. 48% more than United States
48.81 per 100 people
Ranked 29th.
Cinemas > Annual attendance per capita 1.18
Ranked 24th.
5.25
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than Netherlands

Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps per million 20,549.23 Mbps
Ranked 2nd. 6 times more than United States
3,316.04 Mbps
Ranked 19th.

Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Total average circulation 5 million
Ranked 16th.
57.35 million
Ranked 4th. 11 times more than Netherlands

Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Number of titles 37
Ranked 34th.
1,486
Ranked 2nd. 40 times more than Netherlands

Cinema > Percentage of feature films co-produced 36.99%
Ranked 17th. 3 times more than United States
11.6%
Ranked 44th.

Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Daily 4.44 million
Ranked 13th.
55.95 million
Ranked 3rd. 13 times more than Netherlands

Internet > Top level domain .nl .us
Information and communication technology expenditure > Current US$ > Per $ GDP 0.063$ per $1 of GDP
Ranked 32nd.
0.088$ per $1 of GDP
Ranked 8th. 40% more than Netherlands

Cinema > Number of national feature films produced per million people 4.37
Ranked 22nd. 66% more than United States
2.63
Ranked 38th.

Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Total average circulation per thousand people 307.15
Ranked 12th. 57% more than United States
195.85
Ranked 19th.

Telephone system > Domestic extensive fixed-line fiber-optic network; large cellular telephone system with 5 major operators utilizing the third generation of the Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) technology; one in five households now use Voice over the Internet Protocol (VoIP) services 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 .nl .us
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps > Per $ GDP 551.47 Mbps per $1 trillion of
Ranked 2nd. 7 times 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 $4.27 Million US dollars
Ranked 2nd. 8 times more than United States
$0.54 Million US dollars
Ranked 19th.
Telephone mainlines 7.6 million
Ranked 22nd.
177.95 million
Ranked 2nd. 23 times more than Netherlands

International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes per capita 310.82 min.
Ranked 17th. 11% more than United States
280.26 min.
Ranked 9th.

Cinemas 465
Ranked 15th.
31,640
Ranked 1st. 68 times more than Netherlands

Internet > Broadband subscribers > Per capita 251.23 per 1,000 people
Ranked 3rd. 51% more than United States
166.63 per 1,000 people
Ranked 15th.

Internet > Censorship > Political filtering No evidence of filtering
Internet > Price basket for Internet > US$ per month 12.37$/month
Ranked 133th.
14.95$/month
Ranked 120th. 21% more than Netherlands

International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes > Per capita 310.82 min. per capita
Ranked 16th. 11% more than United States
279.45 min. per capita
Ranked 9th.

Cinema > Number of cinemas per million people 9.97
Ranked 34th.
21.3
Ranked 22nd. 2 times more than Netherlands
Internet hosts None None
Cinema > Percentage of fully nationally produced feature films 38.36%
Ranked 53th.
88.4%
Ranked 16th. 2 times more than Netherlands

Information and communication technology spending per capita > Current US$ $2,984.90
Ranked 4th.
$3,230.18
Ranked 2nd. 8% more than Netherlands

Information and communication technology expenditure > Current US$ > Per capita 2,525.91$ per capita
Ranked 11th.
3,851.5$ per capita
Ranked 2nd. 52% more than Netherlands

Mobile cellular subscriptions 20.63 million
Ranked 36th.
270.5 million
Ranked 4th. 13 times more than Netherlands

Internet > Broadband subscribers 4.1 million
Ranked 11th.
49.39 million
Ranked 1st. 12 times more than Netherlands

Internet > Internet Service Providers per million 3.2
Ranked 66th.
24.13
Ranked 23th. 8 times more than Netherlands
Pay TV subscribers 90%
Ranked 4th. 17% more than United States
77%
Ranked 5th.
Cinemas per million 29.41
Ranked 22nd.
116.04
Ranked 5th. 4 times more than Netherlands

Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Daily 35
Ranked 32nd.
1,476
Ranked 1st. 42 times more than Netherlands

Internet > IP addresses 46.38 million
Ranked 12th.
1.54 billion
Ranked 1st. 33 times more than Netherlands
Telecommunications revenue 3.06 % of GDP
Ranked 11th.
3.51 % of GDP
Ranked 4th. 15% more than Netherlands
Newspapers > Non-daily newspapers > Total average circulation per thousand people 1,118.12
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than United States
367.37
Ranked 13th.

Telecommunications investment > Current LCU 2949000000 26836000000
Fixed broadband Internet subscribers > Per 100 people 35.31
Ranked 6th. 47% more than United States
24.02
Ranked 18th.

Telecommunications > Telephone > Fixed telephone lines per thousand people 422.6
Ranked 34th.
442.8
Ranked 28th. 5% more than Netherlands

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile subscriptions 10.2 million
Ranked 25th.
234.41 million
Ranked 1st. 23 times more than Netherlands
Internet > Broadband access 3.83 million
Ranked 12th.
40.88 million
Ranked 1st. 11 times more than Netherlands
Television broadcast stations per million 1.36
Ranked 27th.
7.43
Ranked 15th. 5 times more than Netherlands

Communications > Telephone access > Telephone access 174.1 Number of telecommunicati
Ranked 11th. 4% more than United States
167.48 Number of telecommunicati
Ranked 17th.
Internet > TLD .nl .us
Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 125.43
Ranked 25th. 41% more than United States
88.87
Ranked 80th.

Internet > Livejournal users 5,528
Ranked 9th.
1.29 million
Ranked 1st. 234 times more than Netherlands
Internet > Secure Internet servers 6,744
Ranked 7th.
259,881
Ranked 1st. 39 times more than Netherlands

Cinema > Number of distribution companies 24
Ranked 16th.
109
Ranked 6th. 5 times more than Netherlands

Cinema > Number of distribution companies per million people 1.44
Ranked 26th. 4 times more than United States
0.355
Ranked 43th.

Cinemas > Annual attendance > Per capita 1.18 per capita
Ranked 25th.
5.25 per capita
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than Netherlands

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile number portability > Implementation date 1999.04.?? 2003.11.24
Telecommunications > Country calling code 31 1
Brothers and Sisters > International broadcasts > Series Premiere April 4, 2007 September 24 2006
Internet > Communication technology patents 18 per 1000000 people
Ranked 4th. 37% more than United States
13.1 per 1000000 people
Ranked 5th.
Telephone subscribers per 1000 1,435.92
Ranked 20th. 17% more than United States
1,230.67
Ranked 35th.

Advertising revenue > Share of television 17%
Ranked 13th.
37%
Ranked 3rd. 2 times more than Netherlands
Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile penetration 61%
Ranked 20th.
74.7%
Ranked 9th. 22% more than Netherlands
E-Government rating 44
Ranked 73th.
60.1
Ranked 4th. 37% more than Netherlands
Internet > Secure servers 8.3 per 100,000 people
Ranked 14th.
37.5 per 100,000 people
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than Netherlands
Internet > Internet charges $53.00
Ranked 2nd. 47% more than United States
$36.00
Ranked 15th.
Population covered by mobile telephony 99.9%
Ranked 6th. 1% more than United States
99%
Ranked 28th.

Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Daily per million 2.2
Ranked 42nd.
5.23
Ranked 20th. 2 times more than Netherlands

Newspapers > Newspaper journalists 3,983
Ranked 10th.
54,134
Ranked 3rd. 14 times more than Netherlands

Television reception through satellite 5%
Ranked 17th.
12%
Ranked 10th. 2 times more than Netherlands
Internet > Secure Internet servers > Per capita 411.94 per 1 million people
Ranked 22nd.
869.2 per 1 million people
Ranked 7th. 2 times more than Netherlands

Internet > Web sites 48.2 per 1,000 people
Ranked 6th.
63.7 per 1,000 people
Ranked 5th. 32% more than Netherlands
Telecommunications > Telephone > Landlines 7.32 million
Ranked 25th.
114 million
Ranked 2nd. 16 times more than Netherlands
Two and a Half Men > International Broadcasters > Series Premiere March 4 2005 September 22 2003
Internet > Livejournal users per million 339.52
Ranked 42nd.
4,415.29
Ranked 3rd. 13 times more than Netherlands
Television reception through cable 90%
Ranked 2nd. 34% more than United States
67%
Ranked 5th.
Internet > Linux web servers 161
Ranked 14th.
11,108
Ranked 1st. 69 times more than Netherlands
Website defacements 76
Ranked 22nd.
429
Ranked 2nd. 6 times more than Netherlands
Website defacements per million 4.74
Ranked 38th. 3 times more than United States
1.51
Ranked 69th.
Royalties and fees $137.10
Ranked 4th. 2% more than United States
$134.30
Ranked 5th.
Digital terrestrial television > Analog Switch-Off 11 December 2006 February 17, 2009
Phone system > International dialling code +31 +1
Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile subscriptions per thousand people 607.08
Ranked 20th.
740.25
Ranked 9th. 22% more than Netherlands
Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Number of titles per million people 2.27
Ranked 75th.
5.08
Ranked 42nd. 2 times more than Netherlands

ICT service > Exports > % of service > Exports > BoP 44.86%
Ranked 14th. 2 times more than United States
22.13%
Ranked 60th.

Computer > Communications and other services > % of commercial service > Exports 57.46%
Ranked 10th. 33% more than United States
43.14%
Ranked 26th.

Computer > Communications and other services > % of commercial service imports 54.56%
Ranked 12th. 82% more than United States
30.02%
Ranked 58th.

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions per thousand people 1,175.89
Ranked 66th. 22% more than United States
965.4
Ranked 113th.

Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Daily > Per capita 2.2 per 1 million people
Ranked 42nd.
5.23 per 1 million people
Ranked 19th. 2 times more than Netherlands

Telecommunications employment 0.66%
Ranked 10th.
0.86%
Ranked 4th. 30% more than Netherlands
ICT service > Exports > BoP > Current US$ $10.25 billion
Ranked 6th.
$22.44 billion
Ranked 3rd. 2 times more than Netherlands

Television standard > VHF PAL B NTSC M
Internet > ISP per million 3.27
Ranked 48th.
24.34
Ranked 3rd. 7 times more than Netherlands
Internet usage % > 2007 <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_number_of_internet_users">85.4</a> Uzbekistan
Internet > Specific websites > Chinese Wikipedia edits 0.6%
Ranked 12th.
5.4%
Ranked 3rd. 9 times more than Netherlands
Men in Trees > International Broadcasters > Series Premiere January 8, 2007 September 12, 2006
World music market > Digital Singles Sales Share in 2005 < 0.2% 85%
Telephone subscribers > Per capita 1,435.92 per 1,000 people
Ranked 21st. 17% more than United States
1,227.11 per 1,000 people
Ranked 36th.

Resident Evil > Extinction > Release Information > Release date October 18 2007 September 21 2007
Telephone faults > Per 100 mainlines 0.5 per 100 mainlines
Ranked 101st.
13.24 per 100 mainlines
Ranked 26th. 26 times more than Netherlands

Broadcasters of Medium > Broadcasters > Premi&egrave;re January 6, 2006 January 3, 2005
Telephone lines > Per 100 people 44.49
Ranked 24th.
50.81
Ranked 17th. 14% more than Netherlands

Communications > Exports of information and communications equipment > Exports of ICT equipment $70,620.83 Million US dollars
Ranked 5th.
$164,622.86 Million US dollars
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than Netherlands
Telephone subscribers 23.43 million
Ranked 25th.
360.35 million
Ranked 2nd. 15 times more than Netherlands

Woman in Love > Charts > Date October 18, 1980 October 1980
Communications > Exports of information and communications equipment > Exports of ICT equipment, % of GDP 8.87e-06%
Ranked 6th. 7 times more than United States
1.18e-06%
Ranked 22nd.
Telephone subscribers per employee 352.89
Ranked 33th. 2% more than United States
345.72
Ranked 61st.

Telecommunications revenue > % GDP 3.29% GDP
Ranked 78th. 23% more than United States
2.67% GDP
Ranked 96th.

Television standard > UHF PAL G NTSC M
Internet > Linux web servers per million 10.03
Ranked 32nd.
38.98
Ranked 5th. 4 times more than Netherlands
My Name Is Earl > Broadcasters > Series Premiere 3 july 2006 September 20 2005
Try Again > Charts > Date May 2000 June 17, 2000
Newspapers > Non-daily newspapers > Number of titles 558
Ranked 16th.
7,607
Ranked 1st. 14 times more than Netherlands

Internet > Secure Internet servers > Per 1 million people 2,803.72
Ranked 3rd. 90% more than United States
1,474.08
Ranked 19th.

Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers > Per 100 people 39.44
Ranked 4th. 41% more than United States
28.03
Ranked 22nd.

Internet > ISP > Per capita 3.27 per 1 million people
Ranked 41st.
24.27 per 1 million people
Ranked 2nd. 7 times more than Netherlands
Newspapers > Newspaper journalists per million people 244.06
Ranked 12th. 33% more than United States
183.18
Ranked 15th.

Internet > IP addresses (share) 1.1
Ranked 12th.
35.9
Ranked 1st. 33 times more than Netherlands
Internet > Government Broadband Index 3.6
Ranked 9th. 20% more than United States
3
Ranked 11th.
Newspapers > Non-daily newspapers > Total average circulation 18.2 million
Ranked 7th.
107.57 million
Ranked 2nd. 6 times more than Netherlands

Phone subscribers 1,388.05
Ranked 7th. 24% more than United States
1,117.9
Ranked 22nd.
Telephone system > Regulation 1997 1934
Television revenue from subscriptions 11%
Ranked 15th.
44%
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than Netherlands
Never Ever > Charts > Date February 1998 1998
Music sales > Singles > Millions 0.4
Ranked 10th.
1.2
Ranked 5th. 3 times more than Netherlands

Telecommunications revenue > Current LCU 14715000000 291122000000
Internet servers using encryption > Per 1 million people 1,414.05
Ranked 5th. 15% more than United States
1,234.13
Ranked 6th.

Internet servers using encryption 23,376
Ranked 7th.
378,887
Ranked 1st. 16 times more than Netherlands

Price basket for mobile > US$ per month 23.38$/month
Ranked 12th. 4 times more than United States
5.21$/month
Ranked 153th.

Telecoms > Telephone lines > Per 100 people 42.4
Ranked 30th.
44.02
Ranked 25th. 4% more than Netherlands

Telephone mainlines > Per capita 465.69 per 1,000 people
Ranked 19th.
605.97 per 1,000 people
Ranked 9th. 30% more than Netherlands

Telephone employees > Total > Per capita 3.67 per 1,000 people
Ranked 16th. 3% more than United States
3.55 per 1,000 people
Ranked 5th.

Newspapers > Non-daily newspapers > Number of titles per million people 34.27
Ranked 29th. 32% more than United States
25.98
Ranked 42nd.

Telecommunications investment > % of revenue 20.04%
Ranked 92nd. 2 times more than United States
9.22%
Ranked 87th.

Internet > Hosts > Per capita 659.83 per 1,000 people
Ranked 7th.
1,040.07 per 1,000 people
Ranked 3rd. 58% more than Netherlands

Telephone lines 7.32 million
Ranked 23th.
154.65 million
Ranked 3rd. 21 times more than Netherlands

Fixed broadband Internet subscribers 5.81 million
Ranked 13th.
73.12 million
Ranked 2nd. 13 times more than Netherlands

ICT goods imports > % total goods imports 12.59%
Ranked 14th. 1% more than United States
12.49%
Ranked 15th.

ICT goods > Exports > % of total goods > Exports 11.78%
Ranked 17th.
12.78%
Ranked 16th. 8% more than Netherlands

Idol series > Idol around the world > Winners Season 1, 2003 : Jamai Loman <br> Season 2, 2004 : Boris Titulaer <br> Season 3, 2006 : Raffaëla Paton <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 6%
Ranked 15th.
21%
Ranked 13th. 4 times more than Netherlands
Internet > Secure Internet servers per million 412.58
Ranked 21st.
870.97
Ranked 7th. 2 times more than Netherlands

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