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Congo, Republic of the

Congo, Republic of the Media Stats

Definitions

  • Cinemas > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Daily newspapers > Per 1,000 people: Daily newspapers refer to those published at least four times a week and calculated as average circulation (or copies printed) per 1,000 people."
  • Fixed line and mobile phone subscribers > Per 1,000 people: Fixed lines are telephone mainlines connecting a customer's equipment to the public switched telephone network. Mobile phone subscribers refer to users of portable telephones subscribing to an automatic public mobile telephone service using cellular technology that provides access to the public switched telephone network.
  • Households with television: Households with television are the share of households with a television set. Some countries report only the number of households with a color television set, and therefore the true number may be higher than reported.
  • Internet > Hosts: This entry lists the number of Internet hosts available within a country. An Internet host is a computer connected directly to the Internet; normally an Internet Service Provider's (ISP) computer is a host. Internet users may use either a hard-wired terminal, at an institution with a mainframe computer connected directly to the Internet, or may connect remotely by way of a modem via telephone line, cable, or satellite to the Internet Service Provider's host computer. The number of hosts is one indicator of the extent of Internet connectivity.
  • Internet > IP addresses per capita: Number of IPv4 internet address allocated per 1000 residents.
  • Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps: International Internet bandwidth is the contracted capacity of international connections between countries for transmitting Internet traffic.
  • Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps > Per capita: International Internet bandwidth is the contracted capacity of international connections between countries for transmitting Internet traffic. Per capita figures expressed per 1 million population.
  • Internet > Internet Service Providers: The number of Internet Service Providers within a country. An ISP is defined as a company that provides access to the Internet.
  • Internet > Users: This entry gives the number of users within a country that access the Internet. Statistics vary from country to country and may include users who access the Internet at least several times a week to those who access it only once within a period of several months.
  • Internet > Users > Per capita: This entry gives the number of users within a country that access the Internet. Statistics vary from country to country and may include users who access the Internet at least several times a week to those who access it only once within a period of several months. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Internet users > Per 100 people: Internet users are people with access to the worldwide network.
  • Mobile phone subscribers: Mobile telephone subscribers are subscribers to a public mobile telephone service using cellular technology.
  • Mobile phone subscribers > Per capita: Mobile telephone subscribers are subscribers to a public mobile telephone service using cellular technology. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Daily > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Personal computers: Personal computers are self-contained computers designed to be used by a single individual.
  • Personal computers > Per capita: Personal computers are self-contained computers designed to be used by a single individual. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Radio broadcast stations: The total number of AM, FM, and shortwave broadcast stations.
  • Radio receivers > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Telephone average cost of call to US > US$ per three minutes: Cost of international call to U.S. is the cost of a three-minute, peak rate, fixed line call from the country to the United States.
  • Telephone system > General assessment: A brief characterization of the system with details on the domestic and international components. The following terms and abbreviations are used throughout the entry: Africa ONE - a fiber-optic submarine cable link encircling the continent of Africa.
  • Telephone system > International: A brief characterization of the system with details on international components. The following terms and abbreviations are used throughout the entry: Africa ONE - a fiber-optic submarine cable link encircling the continent of Africa. Arabsat
  • Telephones > Main lines in use: The total number of main telephone lines in use.
  • Telephones > Main lines in use > Per capita: The total number of main telephone lines in use. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Telephones > Mobile cellular: The total number of mobile cellular telephones in use.
  • Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita: The total number of mobile cellular telephones in use. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Television broadcast stations: This entry gives the total number of separate broadcast stations plus any repeater stations.
  • Television broadcast stations > Per capita: This entry gives the total number of separate broadcast stations plus any repeater stations. Per capita figures expressed per 1 million population.
  • Television receivers > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Televisions: The total number of televisions
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Broadcast media 1 m 2007
Cinemas > Per capita 0.01 per 1,000 people 1995 44th out of 49
Daily newspapers > Per 1,000 people 6.35 1998 71st out of 87
Fixed line and mobile phone subscribers > Per 1,000 people 102.36 per 1,000 people 2004 131st out of 176
Households with television 6.02% 2002 131st out of 142
Internet > Hosts 5 2008 221st out of 226
Internet > IP addresses per capita 2.81 2014 205th out of 233
Internet > ISP 1 2000 158th out of 161
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps 1 Mbps 2004 128th out of 129
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps > Per capita 0.258 Mbps per 1 million peop 2004 128th out of 129
Internet > Internet Service Providers 1 2003 222nd out of 229
Internet > Users 70,000 2006 123th out of 155
Internet > Users > Per capita 17.05 per 1,000 people 2006 132nd out of 154
Internet users 245,200 2009 132nd out of 206
Internet users > Per 100 people 4.29 2008 146th out of 186
Mobile phone subscribers 490,000 2005 122nd out of 168
Mobile phone subscribers > Per capita 122.53 per 1,000 people 2005 120th out of 168
Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Daily > Per capita 6.52 per 1,000 people 1998 73th out of 89
Personal computers 17,000 2004 139th out of 155
Personal computers > Per capita 4.38 per 1,000 people 2004 142nd out of 155
Radio broadcast stations AM 1, FM 5, shortwave 3 2001
Radio receivers 341,000 1997 143th out of 187
Radio receivers > Per capita 0.109 per capita 1997 152nd out of 181
Radios 341,000 2003 143th out of 221
Telephone average cost of call to US > US$ per three minutes 5.39$ 2004 7th out of 111
Telephone system > General assessment primary network consists of microwave radio relay and coaxial cable with services barely adequate for government use; key exchanges are in Brazzaville, Pointe-Noire, and Loubomo; intercity lines frequently out of order 2013
Telephone system > International country code - 242; satellite earth station - 1 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean) 2011
Telephones > Main lines in use 14,200 2011 177th out of 189
Telephones > Main lines in use > Per capita 3.98 per 1,000 people 2005 164th out of 171
Telephones > Mobile cellular 3.88 million 2011 113th out of 192
Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 351 per 1,000 people 2007 111th out of 162
Television broadcast stations 1 2002 16th out of 24
Television broadcast stations > Per capita 0.273 per 1 million people 2002 15th out of 22
Television receivers 33,000 1997 158th out of 184
Television receivers > Per capita 10.59 per 1,000 people 1997 153th out of 178
Televisions 33,000 2003 163th out of 214

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; Source: UNESCO UIS Data | UNESCO Institute for Statistics; United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.; World Development Indicators database; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; http://www.iana.org/numbers; CIA World Factbook, December 2003; Internet World Stats, June 30, 2010; International Telecommunication Union, World Telecommunication/ICT Development Report and database, and World Bank estimates.

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