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Mauritania

Mauritania Media Stats

Definitions

  • Active military personnel: Active military.

    No date was available from the Wikipedia article, so we used the date of retrieval.

  • Average cost of local call: Telephone average cost of local call (US$ per three minutes). Cost of local call is the cost of a three-minute call within the same exchange area using the subscriber's equipment (that is, not from a public phone).
  • 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.
  • International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes: International voice traffic is the sum of international incoming and outgoing telephone traffic (in minutes).
  • Internet > Broadband subscribers per 1000: Broadband subscribers are the total number of broadband subscribers with a digital subscriber line, cable modem, or other high-speed technologies. Reporting countries may have different definitions of broadband, so data are not strictly comparable across countries. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers: Fixed broadband Internet subscribers. Fixed broadband Internet subscribers are the number of broadband subscribers with a digital subscriber line, cable modem, or other high-speed technology.
  • Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000: Fixed broadband Internet subscribers. Fixed broadband Internet subscribers are the number of broadband subscribers with a digital subscriber line, cable modem, or other high-speed technology. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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 > Hosts per 1000: 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. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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 > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps per million: International Internet bandwidth is the contracted capacity of international connections between countries for transmitting Internet traffic. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • 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 > Internet penetration: Penetration.
  • Internet > Internet users: Internet users.
  • Internet > Internet users > Per 100 people: Internet users (per 100 people). Internet users are people with access to the worldwide network.
  • Internet > Internet users per thousand people: Internet users. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Internet > Percent using internet: Percentage of individuals using 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 1000: 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. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • Mobile phone subscribers per 1000: Mobile telephone subscribers are subscribers to a public mobile telephone service using cellular technology. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • News Agencies > List of news agencies: List of news agencies.
  • Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Number of titles: Number of individual daily newspaper titles by country. "Titles" do not indicate companies, as newspaper companies can have different titles in different countries, regions and cities.
  • Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Total average circulation: Estimated number of daily newspapers circulated each day.
  • Newspapers > List of newspapers: List of newspapers.
  • Number of PCs per million: The number of PC(personal computer) thousands in 2004. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • Personal computers per 1000: Personal computers are self-contained computers designed to be used by a single individual. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Radio > List of radio stations: List of radio stations.
  • Radio broadcast stations: The total number of AM, FM, and shortwave broadcast stations.
  • Radio receivers > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Radio receivers per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Radios per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Telecommunications > Telephone > Fixed telephone lines: Fixed telephone lines.
  • Telecommunications > Telephone > Main fixed phone lines per 100 people: Fixed-telephone subscriptions per 100 inhabitants.
  • Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions: Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions.
  • Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions: Mobile cellular subscriptions. Mobile cellular telephone subscriptions are subscriptions to a public mobile telephone service using cellular technology, which provide access to the public switched telephone network. Post-paid and prepaid subscriptions are included.
  • Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people: Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people). Mobile cellular telephone subscriptions are subscriptions to a public mobile telephone service using cellular technology, which provide access to the public switched telephone network. Post-paid and prepaid subscriptions are included.
  • Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions per 1000: Mobile cellular subscriptions. Mobile cellular telephone subscriptions are subscriptions to a public mobile telephone service using cellular technology, which provide access to the public switched telephone network. Post-paid and prepaid subscriptions are included. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Telecoms > Telephone lines: Telephone lines. Telephone lines are fixed telephone lines that connect a subscriber's terminal equipment to the public switched telephone network and that have a port on a telephone exchange. Integrated services digital network channels ands fixed wireless subscribers are included.
  • Telecoms > Telephone lines per 1000: Telephone lines. Telephone lines are fixed telephone lines that connect a subscriber's terminal equipment to the public switched telephone network and that have a port on a telephone exchange. Integrated services digital network channels ands fixed wireless subscribers are included. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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 mainlines per 1000: Telephone mainlines are fixed telephone lines connecting a subscriber to the telephone exchange equipment. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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 > Main lines in use per 1000: The total number of main telephone lines in use. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • Telephones > Mobile cellular per 1000: The total number of mobile cellular telephones in use. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Television > List of TV stations: List of TV stations.
  • 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.
  • Television receivers per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Televisions: The total number of televisions
  • Televisions per 1000: The total number of televisions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Active military personnel 15,870 2014 76th out of 147
Average cost of local call 0.08 2000 17th out of 31
Broadcast media broadcast media state-owned; 1 state-run TV and 1 state-run radio network; Television de Mauritanie, the state-run TV station, has an additional 6 regional TV stations that provide local programming 2008
Fixed line and mobile phone subscribers > Per 1,000 people 256.33 per 1,000 people 2005 99th out of 140
Households with television 20.53% 2002 110th out of 142
International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes 57 million min. 2003 89th out of 109
Internet > Broadband subscribers per 1000 0.0521 2005 101st out of 114
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers 6,490 2012 152nd out of 188
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000 1.71 2012 151st out of 188
Internet > Hosts 34 2008 200th out of 226
Internet > Hosts per 1000 0.00993 2008 179th out of 198
Internet > IP addresses per capita 9.75 2014 184th out of 233
Internet > ISP 5 2001 20th out of 31
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps 45 Mbps 2005 65th out of 87
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps > Per capita 14.66 Mbps per 1 million peop 2005 64th out of 87
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps per million 14.3 Mbps 2005 64th out of 87
Internet > Internet Service Providers 5 2003 119th out of 229
Internet > Internet penetration 5.4% 2013 184th out of 209
Internet > Internet users 180,358 2013 157th out of 209
Internet > Internet users > Per 100 people 5.37 2012 176th out of 201
Internet > Internet users per thousand people 52.47 2013 180th out of 205
Internet > Percent using internet 5.37% 2012 173th out of 200
Internet > Users 30,000 2006 138th out of 155
Internet > Users > Per capita 9.51 per 1,000 people 2006 140th out of 154
Internet > Users per 1000 9.27 2006 139th out of 152
Internet users 75,000 2009 164th out of 206
Internet users > Per 100 people 1.87 2008 162nd out of 186
Mobile phone subscribers 745,615 2005 106th out of 168
Mobile phone subscribers > Per capita 242.97 per 1,000 people 2005 98th out of 168
Mobile phone subscribers per 1000 236.99 2005 98th out of 167
News Agencies > List of news agencies

Mauritanian News Agency (AMI) - state-run

Agence Nouakchott d'Information (ANI) - privately-owned

Sahara Medias - private, news website


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Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Number of titles 3 2004 111th out of 163
Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Total average circulation 1,300 1996 162nd out of 183
Newspapers > List of newspapers

Chaab - state-run daily, in Arabic

Horizons - state-run daily, in French

Akhbar Nouakchott - private, Arabic daily


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Number of PCs per million 13.75 2004 124th out of 162
Personal computers 42,000 2004 120th out of 155
Personal computers > Per capita 14.09 per 1,000 people 2004 123th out of 155
Personal computers per 1000 13.75 2004 121st out of 153
Radio > List of radio stations

Radio Mauritanie - state-run, programmes in Arabic and French; also operates youth network and Koran network

Sahara Media FM - private

Mauritanid FM - private

2013
Radio broadcast stations AM 1, FM 14, shortwave 1 2001
Radio receivers 360,000 1997 140th out of 187
Radio receivers > Per capita 0.148 per capita 1997 140th out of 181
Radio receivers per 1000 145.41 1997 138th out of 179
Radios 410,000 2003 138th out of 221
Radios per 1000 138.25 2003 154th out of 196
Telecommunications > Telephone > Fixed telephone lines 65,069 2012 152nd out of 211
Telecommunications > Telephone > Main fixed phone lines per 100 people 1.71 2012 165th out of 202
Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions 4.02 million 2012 118th out of 199
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions 4.02 million 2012 120th out of 200
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 111.06 2012 81st out of 200
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions per 1000 1,059.96 2012 99th out of 200
Telecoms > Telephone lines 65,069 2012 152nd out of 203
Telecoms > Telephone lines per 1000 17.14 2012 165th out of 203
Telephone average cost of call to US > US$ per three minutes 4.36$ 1999 56th out of 140
Telephone mainlines per 1000 13.03 2005 120th out of 141
Telephone system > General assessment limited system of cable and open-wire lines, minor microwave radio relay links, and radiotelephone communications stations; mobile-cellular services expanding rapidly 2013
Telephone system > International country code - 222; satellite earth stations - 3 (1 Intelsat - Atlantic Ocean, 2 Arabsat); fiber-optic and Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL) cables for Internet access 2012
Telephones > Main lines in use 72,300 2011 150th out of 189
Telephones > Main lines in use > Per capita 11.07 per 1,000 people 2006 128th out of 147
Telephones > Main lines in use per 1000 21.19 2009 150th out of 193
Telephones > Mobile cellular 3.31 million 2011 118th out of 192
Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 397.55 per 1,000 people 2007 101st out of 162
Telephones > Mobile cellular per 1000 620.58 2009 122nd out of 187
Television > List of TV stations

Television de Mauritanie (TVM) - state-run, operates MTV and MTV 2 Plus, programmes in Arabic and French

Sahel TV - private

Al-Mourabitoun TV - private, Islamist-oriented


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Television broadcast stations 1 2002 22nd out of 24
Television broadcast stations > Per capita 0.356 per 1 million people 2002 14th out of 22
Television receivers 62,000 1997 144th out of 184
Television receivers > Per capita 25.54 per 1,000 people 1997 136th out of 178
Television receivers per 1000 25.04 1997 135th out of 176
Televisions 98,000 2003 135th out of 214
Televisions per 1000 33.04 2003 144th out of 191

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