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Country vs country: Taiwan and United States compared: Media stats

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STAT Taiwan United States HISTORY
Broadcast media 5 4
Internet > Internet users 17.66 million
Ranked 31st.
254.3 million
Ranked 2nd. 14 times more than Taiwan
Internet > Internet users per thousand people 757.8
Ranked 35th.
803.03
Ranked 28th. 6% more than Taiwan
Internet > Users > Per capita 645.7 per 1,000 people
Ranked 19th.
695.68 per 1,000 people
Ranked 9th. 8% more than Taiwan

Internet users 16.15 million
Ranked 24th.
245 million
Ranked 2nd. 15 times more than Taiwan
News Agencies > List of news agencies <p>Focus Taiwan - English-language service of state-run Central News Agency (CNA)</p> </p>Central Daily News - Chinese-language, Nationalist (Kuomintang)</p> <p>Associated Press</p> </p>Bloomberg Business News</p> </p>UPI</p>
Newspapers > List of newspapers <p>United Daily News - Chinese-language</p> </p>China Times - Chinese-language daily</p> </p>The Liberty Times - Chinese-language daily</p> <br> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-16177291">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>
Radio > List of radio stations <p>Broadcasting Corporation of China (BCC) - national and regional networks</p> </p>CBS-Radio Taiwan International - national broadcaster; also beams services to mainland China and the rest of the world in various languages and Chinese dialects</p> </p>Public Radio System (PRS) - government-run; travel, weather, social information</p> <br> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-16177291">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>
Radio broadcast stations AM 218, FM 333, shortwave 50 AM 4,789, FM 8,961, shortwave 19
Telephones > Main lines in use > Per capita 626.15 per 1,000 people
Ranked 3rd. 16% more than United States
541.94 per 1,000 people
Ranked 9th.

Telephones > Mobile cellular 28.86 million
Ranked 32nd.
290.3 million
Ranked 3rd. 10 times more than Taiwan

Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 1,063.13 per 1,000 people
Ranked 35th. 26% more than United States
846.78 per 1,000 people
Ranked 59th.

Television > List of TV stations <p>China Television Company (CTV) - commercial</p> </p>Chinese Television System (CTS)</p> </p>Taiwan Television Enterprise (TTV) - commercial</p> <br> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-16177291">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 broadcast stations 76
Ranked 2nd.
2,218
Ranked 1st. 29 times more than Taiwan

Televisions 8.8 million
Ranked 22nd.
219 million
Ranked 2nd. 25 times more than Taiwan
Films produced 24
Ranked 27th.
611
Ranked 2nd. 25 times more than Taiwan
Telephone system > General assessment provides telecommunications service for every business and private need a large, technologically advanced, multipurpose communications system
Internet > IP addresses per capita 1,530.81
Ranked 22nd.
4,911.96
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than Taiwan
Internet > Users 14.76 million
Ranked 19th.
208 million
Ranked 2nd. 14 times more than Taiwan

Internet > Internet penetration 76%
Ranked 36th.
81%
Ranked 29th. 7% more than Taiwan
Internet > Internet Service Providers 8
Ranked 96th.
7,000
Ranked 1st. 875 times more than Taiwan
Telephones > Main lines in use 16.91 million
Ranked 17th.
146 million
Ranked 2nd. 9 times more than Taiwan

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile phones 28.61 million
Ranked 35th.
327.58 million
Ranked 3rd. 11 times more than Taiwan
Television broadcast stations > Per capita 3.33 per 1 million people
Ranked 4th.
7.42 per 1 million people
Ranked 17th. 2 times more than Taiwan

Telephone system > International country code - 886; roughly 15 submarine fiber cables provide links throughout Asia, Australia, the Middle East, Europe, and the US; satellite earth stations - 2 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 8
Ranked 70th.
7,000
Ranked 1st. 875 times more than Taiwan
Radios 16 million
Ranked 25th.
575 million
Ranked 1st. 36 times more than Taiwan
Internet > Hosts 5.22 million
Ranked 12th.
316 million
Ranked 1st. 60 times more than Taiwan

Mobile phones 106.45 per 100 people
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than United States
48.81 per 100 people
Ranked 29th.
Internet > Top level domain .tw .us
Telephone system > Domestic thoroughly modern; completely digitalized 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 .tw .us
Internet > Censorship > Political filtering No evidence of filtering
Internet hosts None None
Internet > IP addresses 35.38 million
Ranked 14th.
1.54 billion
Ranked 1st. 44 times more than Taiwan
Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile subscriptions 10.72 million
Ranked 24th.
234.41 million
Ranked 1st. 22 times more than Taiwan
Internet > Broadband access 4.21 million
Ranked 11th.
40.88 million
Ranked 1st. 10 times more than Taiwan
Internet > TLD .tw .us
Internet > Livejournal users 439
Ranked 48th.
1.29 million
Ranked 1st. 2945 times more than Taiwan
Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile number portability > Price NTD 240 free
Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile number portability > Implementation date 2005.10.13 2003.11.24
Telecommunications > Country calling code 886 1
Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile penetration 46.1%
Ranked 34th.
74.7%
Ranked 9th. 62% more than Taiwan
E-Government rating 72.5
Ranked 1st. 21% more than United States
60.1
Ranked 4th.
Telecommunications > Telephone > Landlines 14.27 million
Ranked 18th.
114 million
Ranked 2nd. 8 times more than Taiwan
Internet > Linux web servers 39
Ranked 29th.
11,108
Ranked 1st. 285 times more than Taiwan
Website defacements 310
Ranked 5th.
429
Ranked 2nd. 38% more than Taiwan
Internet > Hosts > Per capita 227.96 per 1,000 people
Ranked 27th.
1,040.07 per 1,000 people
Ranked 3rd. 5 times more than Taiwan

Television standard > VHF NTSC M NTSC M
Television standard > UHF NTSC M NTSC M
Internet > IP addresses (share) 0.8
Ranked 15th.
35.9
Ranked 1st. 45 times more than Taiwan
Telecommunications > Telephone > International calling code 886
Ranked 24th. 886 times more than United States
1
Ranked 32nd.
Phone system > International dialling code +886 +1
Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile subscriptions per thousand people 459.91
Ranked 34th.
740.25
Ranked 9th. 61% more than Taiwan
Music sales > Singles > Millions 0.3
Ranked 13th.
1.2
Ranked 5th. 4 times more than Taiwan

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; Wikipedia: List of countries by number of Internet users (Calculated using penetration rate and population data from "Countries and Areas Ranked by Population: 2012" , Population data, International Programs, U.S. Census Bureau, retrieved 26 June 2013); Wikipedia: List of countries by number of Internet users (Calculated using penetration rate and population data from "Countries and Areas Ranked by Population: 2012" , Population data, International Programs, U.S. Census Bureau, retrieved 26 June 2013). Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; Internet World Stats, June 30, 2010; British Broadcasting Corporation 2014; CIA World Factbook, December 2003; Internet Movie Database 2003; http://www.iana.org/numbers; Wikipedia: List of countries by number of Internet users ("Percentage of Individuals using the Internet 2000-2012" , International Telecommunications Union (Geneva), June 2013, retrieved 22 June 2013); Wikipedia: List of countries by number of mobile phones in use; International Telecommunication Union; CIA World Factbooks 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013; OpenNet Initiative (ONI), ONI Data, https://opennet.net/sites/opennet.net/files/ONI_data-20130920.zip; http://www.iana.org/numbers; Wikipedia: List of countries by number of broadband Internet subscriptions (List of countries) (Calculated using penetration rate and population data from "Countries and Areas Ranked by Population: 2012" , Population data, International Programs, U.S. Census Bureau, retrieved 26 June 2013); Point Topic; LiveJournal; Wikipedia: Mobile number portability (America); Wikipedia: List of country calling codes (Alphabetical listing by country or region); Wikipedia: List of countries by number of broadband Internet subscriptions (List of countries) ("Active mobile-broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 2012" , Dynamic Report, ITU ITC EYE, International Telecommunication Union . Retrieved on 29 June 2013.); report presents the second annual update on global e-government, i.e., the delivery of public sector information and online services through the Internet. This report studies the features that are available online at national government websites. Using a detailed analysis of 1.197 government websites in 198 different nations, it measures the information and services that are online, chart the variations that exist across countries, and discuss how e-government sites vary by region of the world. In order to see how the 198 nations ranked overall, the E-Government Ranking 2002 created a 0 to 100 point index and applied it to each nation's websites based on the availability of contact information, publications, databases, portals, and number of online services. (2002); Wikipedia: List of countries by number of telephone lines in use; Netcraft Linux server survey; attrition.org; Tenlab May 2002; Wikipedia: Telephone numbers in Asia (States and territories with country calling codes); Wikipedia: List of countries by number of broadband Internet subscriptions (List of countries) (Calculated using penetration rate and population data from "Countries and Areas Ranked by Population: 2012" , Population data, International Programs, U.S. Census Bureau, retrieved 26 June 2013). Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; Wikipedia: Global music industry market share data

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