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Media > Telephone mainlines: Group totals

DEFINITION: Telephone mainlines are fixed telephone lines connecting a subscriber to the telephone exchange equipment.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
Cold countries 720.22 million 2004
Emerging markets 566.1 million 2005
Christian countries 534.03 million 2004
Non-religious countries 528.88 million 2005
Heavily indebted countries 478.81 million 2004
East Asia and Pacific 343.32 million 2002
High income OECD countries 340.79 million 2005
Europe 325.83 million 2004
Former British colonies 290.12 million 2004
NATO countries 258.35 million 2005
European Union 227.25 million 2005
Group of 7 countries (G7) 224.65 million 2005
Catholic countries 200.32 million 2004
Hot countries 191.73 million 2003
Eurozone 164.17 million 2005
Religious countries 127.47 million 2003
Latin America and Caribbean 96.57 million 2004
Sparsely populated countries 96.29 million 2003
Eastern Europe 88.82 million 2004
Muslim countries 88.53 million 2004
Tourist destinations 87.76 million 2001
Former Soviet republics 61.8 million 2004
Former Spanish colonies 58.84 million 2005
South Asia 56.23 million 2005
South and Central Asia 53.16 million 2003
Middle Eastern and North Africa 45.47 million 2004
OPEC countries 32.23 million 2005
Landlocked countries 31.32 million 2003
Former French colonies 19.82 million 2004
Sub-Saharan Africa 11.03 million 2004
failed states 9.32 million 2004