Telecommunications in Mauritania

Telecommunications in Mauritania

Telephones - main lines in use: 31,500 (2002)

Telephones - mobile cellular: 300,000 (2003)

Telephone system: general assessment: limited system of cable and open-wire lines, minor microwave radio relay links, and radiotelephone communications stations (improvements being made)
domestic: mostly cable and open-wire lines; a recently completed domestic satellite telecommunications system links Nouakchott with regional capitals
international: country code - 222; satellite earth stations - 1 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean) and 2 Arabsat

Radio broadcast stations: AM 1, FM 14, shortwave 1 (2001)

Radios: 410,000 (2001)

Television broadcast stations: 1 (2002)

Televisions: 98,000 (2001)

Internet Service Providers (ISPs): 25 (2003)

Internet users: 10,000 (2002)

Country code (Top level domain): .mr

Broadband Internet access

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