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Broadcast media 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 4
Households with television 98.6%
Ranked 10th. 1% more than United States
97.84%
Ranked 14th.

Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000 258.08
Ranked 28th.
281.99
Ranked 22nd. 9% more than Singapore

Internet > Internet users > Per 100 people 74.18
Ranked 36th.
81.03
Ranked 26th. 9% more than Singapore

Internet > Internet users per thousand people 727.31
Ranked 40th.
803.03
Ranked 28th. 10% more than Singapore
Internet > Users per 1000 676.68
Ranked 14th.
697.1
Ranked 8th. 3% more than Singapore

Internet users 3.23 million
Ranked 64th.
245 million
Ranked 2nd. 76 times more than Singapore
Personal computers > Per capita 620.91 per 1,000 people
Ranked 3rd.
762.15 per 1,000 people
Ranked 4th. 23% more than Singapore

Personal computers per 1000 620.21
Ranked 4th.
764.36
Ranked 3rd. 23% more than Singapore

Radio > List of radio stations <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> <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 153.4
Ranked 24th. 56% more than United States
98.17
Ranked 111th.

Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 1,234.13 per 1,000 people
Ranked 13th. 46% more than United States
846.78 per 1,000 people
Ranked 59th.

Television > List of TV stations <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> <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 350.55 per 1,000 people
Ranked 42nd.
803.21 per 1,000 people
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than Singapore

Televisions per 1000 323.22
Ranked 52nd.
754.89
Ranked 3rd. 2 times more than Singapore
Radio broadcast stations AM 0, FM 17, shortwave 2 AM 4,789, FM 8,961, shortwave 19
Daily newspapers > Per 1,000 people 360.78
Ranked 7th. 87% more than United States
193.19
Ranked 18th.

Fixed line and mobile phone subscribers > Per 1,000 people 1,434.66 per 1,000 people
Ranked 22nd. 17% more than United States
1,227.11 per 1,000 people
Ranked 36th.

Internet > Users > Per capita 681.97 per 1,000 people
Ranked 14th.
695.68 per 1,000 people
Ranked 9th. 2% more than Singapore

Telecoms > Telephone lines per 1000 374.5
Ranked 42nd.
442.8
Ranked 25th. 18% more than Singapore

Televisions 1.33 million
Ranked 71st.
219 million
Ranked 2nd. 165 times more than Singapore
Telephones > Main lines in use > Per capita 408.3 per 1,000 people
Ranked 25th.
541.94 per 1,000 people
Ranked 9th. 33% more than Singapore

Internet users > Per 100 people 69.64
Ranked 20th.
75.77
Ranked 11th. 9% more than Singapore

Internet > Internet users 3.97 million
Ranked 70th.
254.3 million
Ranked 2nd. 64 times more than Singapore
Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Daily > Per capita 272.79 per 1,000 people
Ranked 13th. 38% more than United States
198.23 per 1,000 people
Ranked 16th.

Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps 24,704 Mbps
Ranked 19th.
970,953.5 Mbps
Ranked 1st. 39 times more than Singapore

Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps > Per capita 5,826 Mbps per 1 million peop
Ranked 14th. 76% more than United States
3,306.44 Mbps per 1 million peop
Ranked 19th.

Personal computers 2.59 million
Ranked 29th.
223.81 million
Ranked 1st. 86 times more than Singapore

Television broadcast stations 1
Ranked 31st.
2,218
Ranked 1st. 2218 times more than Singapore

International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes 3.01 billion min.
Ranked 12th.
82.06 billion min.
Ranked 1st. 27 times more than Singapore

Radios per 1000 631.87
Ranked 45th.
1,982.02
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than Singapore
Telephones > Mobile cellular per 1000 1,333.71
Ranked 26th. 43% more than United States
932.29
Ranked 78th.

Information and communication technology spending > Current US$ $12.19 billion
Ranked 35th.
$991.69 billion
Ranked 1st. 81 times more than Singapore

Internet > Percent using internet 74.18%
Ranked 33th.
81.03%
Ranked 24th. 9% more than Singapore

Telephones > Mobile cellular 7.79 million
Ranked 86th.
290.3 million
Ranked 3rd. 37 times more than Singapore

Radio receivers > Per capita 0.672 per capita
Ranked 40th.
2.11 per capita
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than Singapore

Telephones > Main lines in use per 1000 371.32
Ranked 39th.
459.63
Ranked 20th. 24% more than Singapore

Telephone mainlines per 1000 432.37
Ranked 22nd.
607.73
Ranked 8th. 41% more than Singapore

Newspapers > List of newspapers <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> <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 8
Ranked 47th.
611
Ranked 2nd. 76 times more than Singapore
Cinema attendance 17 million
Ranked 24th.
1.42 billion
Ranked 2nd. 84 times more than Singapore
Telephone system > General assessment excellent service a large, technologically advanced, multipurpose communications system
Cinema attendance per capita 4.13
Ranked 5th.
4.9
Ranked 2nd. 19% more than Singapore
Television receivers per 1000 350.37
Ranked 41st.
803.21
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than Singapore

Cinema > Number of national feature films produced 15
Ranked 51st.
819
Ranked 3rd. 55 times more than Singapore

Internet > IP addresses per capita 1,068.38
Ranked 34th.
4,911.96
Ranked 2nd. 5 times more than Singapore
Average cost of local call 0.02
Ranked 83th.
0.09
Ranked 3rd. 5 times more than Singapore
Internet > Users 3.1 million
Ranked 50th.
208 million
Ranked 2nd. 67 times more than Singapore

Internet > Internet penetration 74.2%
Ranked 38th.
81%
Ranked 29th. 9% more than Singapore
Mobile phone subscribers per 1000 1,027.85
Ranked 14th. 51% more than United States
682.36
Ranked 50th.

Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions per 1000 1,517.77
Ranked 26th. 54% more than United States
987.53
Ranked 110th.

Telecoms > Telephone lines 1.99 million
Ranked 57th.
139 million
Ranked 2nd. 70 times more than Singapore

Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions 8.06 million
Ranked 91st.
310 million
Ranked 3rd. 38 times more than Singapore

Internet > Internet Service Providers 9
Ranked 89th.
7,000
Ranked 1st. 778 times more than Singapore
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers 1.37 million
Ranked 49th.
88.52 million
Ranked 2nd. 65 times more than Singapore

Cinemas > Per capita 0.023 per 1,000 people
Ranked 34th.
0.116 per 1,000 people
Ranked 5th. 5 times more than Singapore

Telephones > Main lines in use 2.02 million
Ranked 58th.
146 million
Ranked 2nd. 72 times more than Singapore

Telecommunications > Telephone > Main fixed phone lines per 100 people 37.48
Ranked 40th.
44.41
Ranked 23th. 18% more than Singapore

Active military personnel 72,500
Ranked 36th.
1.43 million
Ranked 1st. 20 times more than Singapore
Radio receivers per 1000 671.76
Ranked 40th.
2,108.88
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than Singapore

Mobile phone subscribers > Per capita 1,009.86 per 1,000 people
Ranked 16th. 48% more than United States
680.31 per 1,000 people
Ranked 49th.

Internet > Hosts per 1000 173.07
Ranked 34th.
1,039.15
Ranked 2nd. 6 times more than Singapore

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions 8.07 million
Ranked 91st.
303.05 million
Ranked 3rd. 38 times more than Singapore

Radio receivers 2.55 million
Ranked 83th.
575 million
Ranked 1st. 225 times more than Singapore

Cinema > Number of cinemas 27
Ranked 45th.
6,356
Ranked 1st. 235 times more than Singapore
Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile phones 7.29 million
Ranked 55th.
327.58 million
Ranked 3rd. 45 times more than Singapore
Television receivers 1.33 million
Ranked 71st.
219 million
Ranked 2nd. 165 times more than Singapore

Television broadcast stations > Per capita 0.228 per 1 million people
Ranked 34th.
7.42 per 1 million people
Ranked 17th. 33 times more than Singapore

Mobile phone subscribers 4.38 million
Ranked 60th.
201.65 million
Ranked 2nd. 46 times more than Singapore

Telephone system > International 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 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 9
Ranked 65th.
7,000
Ranked 1st. 778 times more than Singapore
Internet > Broadband subscribers per 1000 156.01
Ranked 17th.
167.13
Ranked 15th. 7% more than Singapore

Telecommunications > Telephone > Fixed telephone lines 1.99 million
Ranked 57th.
139 million
Ranked 2nd. 70 times more than Singapore

Films produced per million 1.94
Ranked 22nd.
2.11
Ranked 18th. 8% more than Singapore
Radios 2.6 million
Ranked 82nd.
575 million
Ranked 1st. 221 times more than Singapore
Internet > Hosts 837,559
Ranked 39th.
316 million
Ranked 1st. 377 times more than Singapore

Cinemas > Annual attendance 17 million
Ranked 20th.
1.47 billion
Ranked 1st. 86 times more than Singapore

Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Daily per 1000 272.1
Ranked 13th. 37% more than United States
198.27
Ranked 16th.

Mobile phones 79.14 per 100 people
Ranked 16th. 62% more than United States
48.81 per 100 people
Ranked 29th.
Cinemas > Annual attendance per capita 4.48
Ranked 3rd.
5.25
Ranked 2nd. 17% more than Singapore

Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps per million 5,928.91 Mbps
Ranked 13th. 79% more than United States
3,316.04 Mbps
Ranked 19th.

Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Number of titles 11
Ranked 66th.
1,486
Ranked 2nd. 135 times more than Singapore

Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Total average circulation 1.54 million
Ranked 30th.
57.35 million
Ranked 4th. 37 times more than Singapore

Cinema > Percentage of feature films co-produced 26.67%
Ranked 27th. 2 times more than United States
11.6%
Ranked 44th.

Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Daily 1.1 million
Ranked 31st.
55.95 million
Ranked 3rd. 51 times more than Singapore

Internet > Top level domain .sg .us
Information and communication technology expenditure > Current US$ > Per $ GDP 0.094$ per $1 of GDP
Ranked 6th. 7% more than United States
0.088$ per $1 of GDP
Ranked 8th.

Cinema > Number of national feature films produced per million people 2.89
Ranked 34th. 10% more than United States
2.63
Ranked 38th.

Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Total average circulation per thousand people 370.08
Ranked 8th. 89% more than United States
195.85
Ranked 19th.

Telephone system > Domestic 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 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 .sg .us
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps > Per $ GDP 229.81 Mbps per $1 trillion of
Ranked 9th. 3 times more than United States
83.14 Mbps per $1 trillion of
Ranked 29th.

Telephone mainlines 1.84 million
Ranked 50th.
177.95 million
Ranked 2nd. 96 times more than Singapore

International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes per capita 726.37 min.
Ranked 5th. 3 times more than United States
280.26 min.
Ranked 9th.

Cinemas 80
Ranked 41st.
31,640
Ranked 1st. 396 times more than Singapore

Internet > Broadband subscribers > Per capita 153.28 per 1,000 people
Ranked 20th.
166.63 per 1,000 people
Ranked 15th. 9% more than Singapore

Internet > Censorship > Political filtering No evidence of filtering No evidence of filtering
Internet > Price basket for Internet > US$ per month 20.48$/month
Ranked 102nd. 37% more than United States
14.95$/month
Ranked 120th.

International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes > Per capita 727.56 min. per capita
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than United States
279.45 min. per capita
Ranked 9th.

Cinema > Number of cinemas per million people 6.13
Ranked 42nd.
21.3
Ranked 22nd. 3 times more than Singapore
Internet hosts None None
Cinema > Percentage of fully nationally produced feature films 73.33%
Ranked 31st.
88.4%
Ranked 16th. 21% more than Singapore

Information and communication technology expenditure > Current US$ > Per capita 2,799.62$ per capita
Ranked 6th.
3,851.5$ per capita
Ranked 2nd. 38% more than Singapore

Information and communication technology spending per capita > Current US$ $2,444.76
Ranked 14th.
$3,230.18
Ranked 2nd. 32% more than Singapore

Mobile cellular subscriptions 6.38 million
Ranked 72nd.
270.5 million
Ranked 4th. 42 times more than Singapore

Internet > Broadband subscribers 665,500
Ranked 32nd.
49.39 million
Ranked 1st. 74 times more than Singapore

Internet > Internet Service Providers per million 2.19
Ranked 82nd.
24.13
Ranked 23th. 11 times more than Singapore
Cinemas per million 22.7
Ranked 35th.
116.04
Ranked 5th. 5 times more than Singapore

Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Daily 9
Ranked 50th.
1,476
Ranked 1st. 164 times more than Singapore

Internet > IP addresses 5.72 million
Ranked 45th.
1.54 billion
Ranked 1st. 270 times more than Singapore
Newspapers > Non-daily newspapers > Total average circulation per thousand people 272.16
Ranked 16th.
367.37
Ranked 13th. 35% more than Singapore

Telecommunications investment > Current LCU 777000000 26836000000
Fixed broadband Internet subscribers > Per 100 people 20.73
Ranked 28th.
24.02
Ranked 18th. 16% more than Singapore

Telecommunications > Telephone > Fixed telephone lines per thousand people 374.5
Ranked 47th.
442.8
Ranked 28th. 18% more than Singapore

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile subscriptions 6.6 million
Ranked 29th.
234.41 million
Ranked 1st. 36 times more than Singapore
Television broadcast stations per million 0.227
Ranked 32nd.
7.43
Ranked 15th. 33 times more than Singapore

Internet > TLD .sg .us
Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 131.74
Ranked 18th. 48% more than United States
88.87
Ranked 80th.

Internet > Livejournal users 8,213
Ranked 7th.
1.29 million
Ranked 1st. 157 times more than Singapore
Internet > Secure Internet servers 1,307
Ranked 24th.
259,881
Ranked 1st. 199 times more than Singapore

Cinema > Number of distribution companies 7
Ranked 31st.
109
Ranked 6th. 16 times more than Singapore

Cinema > Number of distribution companies per million people 1.59
Ranked 23th. 4 times more than United States
0.355
Ranked 43th.

Cinemas > Annual attendance > Per capita 4.48 per capita
Ranked 3rd.
5.25 per capita
Ranked 2nd. 17% more than Singapore

Telecommunications > Country calling code 65 1
Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile number portability > Price free free
Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile number portability > Implementation date 2008.06.13 2003.11.24
Brothers and Sisters > International broadcasts > Series Premiere 2007 September 24 2006
Telephone subscribers per 1000 1,460.22
Ranked 18th. 19% more than United States
1,230.67
Ranked 35th.

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile penetration 123.3%
Ranked 1st. 65% more than United States
74.7%
Ranked 9th.
E-Government rating 53.5
Ranked 10th.
60.1
Ranked 4th. 12% more than Singapore
Population covered by mobile telephony 100%
Ranked 1st. 1% more than United States
99%
Ranked 28th.

Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Daily per million 2.23
Ranked 41st.
5.23
Ranked 20th. 2 times more than Singapore

Internet > Secure Internet servers > Per capita 297.5 per 1 million people
Ranked 29th.
869.2 per 1 million people
Ranked 7th. 3 times more than Singapore

Telecommunications > Telephone > Landlines 1.86 million
Ranked 59th.
114 million
Ranked 2nd. 61 times more than Singapore
Internet > Livejournal users per million 1,971.1
Ranked 13th.
4,415.29
Ranked 3rd. 2 times more than Singapore
Website defacements 40
Ranked 37th.
429
Ranked 2nd. 11 times more than Singapore
Internet > Linux web servers 48
Ranked 26th.
11,108
Ranked 1st. 231 times more than Singapore
Website defacements per million 9.67
Ranked 16th. 6 times more than United States
1.51
Ranked 69th.
Internet servers using encryption 2,099
Ranked 24th.
378,887
Ranked 1st. 181 times more than Singapore

Phone system > International dialling code +65 +1
Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile subscriptions per thousand people 1,208.81
Ranked 1st. 63% more than United States
740.25
Ranked 9th.
Newspapers > Non-daily newspapers > Number of titles per million people 2.16
Ranked 87th.
25.98
Ranked 42nd. 12 times more than Singapore

Internet > Hosts > Per capita 181.75 per 1,000 people
Ranked 37th.
1,040.07 per 1,000 people
Ranked 3rd. 6 times more than Singapore

ICT service > Exports > BoP > Current US$ $2.89 billion
Ranked 21st.
$22.44 billion
Ranked 3rd. 8 times more than Singapore

Idol series > Idol around the world > Winners Season 1, 2004 : Taufik Batisah <br> Season 2, 2006 : Hady Mirza <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
Telephone subscribers > Per capita 1,434.66 per 1,000 people
Ranked 22nd. 17% more than United States
1,227.11 per 1,000 people
Ranked 36th.

Telephone faults > Per 100 mainlines 0.3 per 100 mainlines
Ranked 55th.
13.24 per 100 mainlines
Ranked 26th. 44 times more than Singapore

Telephone subscribers 6.23 million
Ranked 52nd.
360.35 million
Ranked 2nd. 58 times more than Singapore

Telephone lines > Per 100 people 38.37
Ranked 40th.
50.81
Ranked 17th. 32% more than Singapore

Price basket for mobile > US$ per month 6.14$/month
Ranked 143th. 18% more than United States
5.21$/month
Ranked 153th.

Telephone subscribers per employee 561.01
Ranked 12th. 62% more than United States
345.72
Ranked 61st.

Price basket for residential fixed line > US$ per month 6.65$/month
Ranked 95th.
25.02$/month
Ranked 26th. 4 times more than Singapore

Telecommunications revenue > % GDP 3.38% GDP
Ranked 74th. 27% more than United States
2.67% GDP
Ranked 96th.

Television standard > UHF PAL G NTSC M
Internet > Linux web servers per million 11.6
Ranked 28th.
38.98
Ranked 5th. 3 times more than Singapore
Phone subscribers 1,195.56
Ranked 18th. 7% more than United States
1,117.9
Ranked 22nd.
Newspapers > Non-daily newspapers > Number of titles 9
Ranked 74th.
7,607
Ranked 1st. 845 times more than Singapore

Internet > ISP > Per capita 2.24 per 1 million people
Ranked 50th.
24.27 per 1 million people
Ranked 2nd. 11 times more than Singapore
Internet > Secure Internet servers > Per 1 million people 635.31
Ranked 33th.
1,474.08
Ranked 19th. 2 times more than Singapore

Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers > Per 100 people 26.08
Ranked 27th.
28.03
Ranked 22nd. 7% more than Singapore

Newspapers > Non-daily newspapers > Total average circulation 1.13 million
Ranked 21st.
107.57 million
Ranked 2nd. 95 times more than Singapore

Telecommunications > Telephone > International calling code 65
Ranked 48th. 65 times more than United States
1
Ranked 32nd.
Internet servers using encryption > Per 1 million people 420.84
Ranked 25th.
1,234.13
Ranked 6th. 3 times more than Singapore

Internet > ISP per million 2.23
Ranked 57th.
24.34
Ranked 3rd. 11 times more than Singapore
Internet > Government Broadband Index 4.2
Ranked 3rd. 40% more than United States
3
Ranked 11th.
Telecommunications investment > % of revenue 12.64%
Ranked 55th. 37% more than United States
9.22%
Ranked 87th.

Telephone system > Regulation 1992 1934
Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Number of titles per million people 2.64
Ranked 64th.
5.08
Ranked 42nd. 92% more than Singapore

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions per thousand people 1,518.64
Ranked 25th. 57% more than United States
965.4
Ranked 113th.

Telecoms > Telephone lines > Per 100 people 37.85
Ranked 39th.
44.02
Ranked 25th. 16% more than Singapore

Music sales > Singles > Millions 0.003
Ranked 29th.
1.2
Ranked 5th. 400 times more than Singapore

Telecommunications revenue > Current LCU 6148000000 291122000000
Telephone mainlines > Per capita 424.8 per 1,000 people
Ranked 25th.
605.97 per 1,000 people
Ranked 9th. 43% more than Singapore

Telephone employees > Total > Per capita 2.13 per 1,000 people
Ranked 47th.
3.55 per 1,000 people
Ranked 5th. 67% more than Singapore

Internet > IP addresses (share) 0.1
Ranked 42nd.
35.9
Ranked 1st. 359 times more than Singapore
ICT service > Exports > % of service > Exports > BoP 23.96%
Ranked 55th. 8% more than United States
22.13%
Ranked 60th.

Computer > Communications and other services > % of commercial service > Exports 44.42%
Ranked 24th. 3% more than United States
43.14%
Ranked 26th.

Computer > Communications and other services > % of commercial service imports 39.42%
Ranked 31st. 31% more than United States
30.02%
Ranked 58th.

Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Daily > Per capita 2.24 per 1 million people
Ranked 40th.
5.23 per 1 million people
Ranked 19th. 2 times more than Singapore

Internet > Secure Internet servers per million 296.95
Ranked 28th.
870.97
Ranked 7th. 3 times more than Singapore

Telephone lines 1.86 million
Ranked 56th.
154.65 million
Ranked 3rd. 83 times more than Singapore

Fixed broadband Internet subscribers 1 million
Ranked 40th.
73.12 million
Ranked 2nd. 73 times more than Singapore

ICT goods imports > % total goods imports 28.24%
Ranked 2nd. 2 times more than United States
12.49%
Ranked 15th.

ICT goods > Exports > % of total goods > Exports 35.92%
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than United States
12.78%
Ranked 16th.

Television standard > VHF PAL B NTSC M

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; World Development Indicators database; International Telecommunication Union, World Telecommunication/ICT Development Report and database. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. 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