Communications in Afghanistan By: Nick Palmer, Gregerson Arthur, Grant Chayet
Main Line Telephones in Use • As of 2010 there were 140,000 lines in use throughout the country. • They are the 137th largest phone users in the world.
Cell Phones in Use • 13,000,000 cell phones in use as of 2010. • They are the 55th largest cell phone users in the world!
Telephone System • General Assessment: There is a fixed line telephone system but many Afghans are now making the switch to mobile phone technology.
Telephone System Part 2 • Domestic Providers: Mobile cellular service is always improving in Afghanistan. There are many mobile providers in the area. 55% of afghans use mobile cellular telephone service.
Telephone Systems Part 3 • International Info: The country code is 93. They have the freedom to call people that are in other countries.
Broadcast Media • TV and Radio: Radio Television Afghanistan operates a series of radio and TV stations in many areas. They have 150 private radio stations and 50 TV stations. They also have about a dozen international broadcasting stations since 2010.
Internet Hosts • Internet Country Code: .af • Internet Hosts: There are 121 Internet hosts in Afghanistan since 2011.
Internet Users: • Internet Users: There were1,000,000 internet users in Afghanistan in 2009 • Rank:They are the 98th biggest broadband user in the world.
P.S. • P.S. • Internet access is growing through the use of internet cafés and public internet kiosks.