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United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates Media Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Broadcast media except for the many organizations now operating in Dubai's Media Free Zone, most television and radio stations remain government-owned; widespread use of satellite dishes provides access to pan-Arab and other international broadcasts 2007
Households with television 85.91% 2002 67th out of 142
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000 103.39 2012 74th out of 188
Internet > Internet users > Per 100 people 85 2012 19th out of 201
Internet > Internet users per thousand people 825.21 2013 23th out of 205
Internet > Users per 1000 396.73 2007 44th out of 149
Internet users 3.45 million 2009 60th out of 206
News Agencies > List of news agencies

Emirates News Agency (WAM) - official

2013
Personal computers > Per capita 196.76 per 1,000 people 2004 37th out of 155
Radio > List of radio stations

Abu Dhabi Media Company - operates Abu Dhabi FM and other networks

Radio Asia - commercial, broadcasts in Hindi, Urdu and Malayalam

Al-Arabiya FM - commercial, Arabic pop


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2013
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 169.94 2012 15th out of 200
Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 1,709.04 per 1,000 people 2007 2nd out of 162
Television > List of TV stations

Dubai Media Incorporated (DMI) - Dubai government-owned pan-Arab broadcaster, operates Dubai TV, Dubai One

Abu Dhabi TV - pan-Arab broadcaster

Ajman TV


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2013
Television receivers > Per capita 116.89 per 1,000 people 1997 94th out of 178
Televisions per 1000 92.01 2003 118th out of 191

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. 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.; International Telecommunication Union, World Telecommunication/ICT Development Report and database, and World Bank estimates.; 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. 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.; Internet World Stats, June 30, 2010; British Broadcasting Corporation 2014; Source: UNESCO UIS Data | UNESCO Institute for Statistics; CIA World Factbook, December 2003. 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.

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