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Guyana

Guyana Telephone system Stats

Definitions

  • Domestic: A brief characterization of the system with details on the domestic 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 -
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Regulation: The year that the nation established an industry regulator for its telecommunication providers. "n/a" indicates that no regulator has been established.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Domestic fixed-line teledensity is about 20 per 100 persons; mobile-cellular teledensity about 70 per 100 persons in 2011 2013
General assessment fair system for long-distance service; microwave radio relay network for trunk lines; many areas still lack fixed-line telephone services 2013
International country code - 592; tropospheric scatter to Trinidad; satellite earth station - 1 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean) 2012
Regulation 1992 1992

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; ITU-BDT Telecommunications Regulatory Database

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