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Telephones - main lines in use
Definition - World rank and map
129,800 (2006)
Telephones - main lines in use per 1,000 people
Definition - World rank and map
6.5 (2006)
Telephones - mobile cellular
Definition - World rank and map
2.218 million (2007)
Telephones - mobile cellular subscribers per 1,000 people
Definition - World rank and map
110.7 (2007)
Telephone system
Definition
general assessment: system is above average for the region; Antananarivo's main telephone exchange modernized, but the rest of the analogue-based telephone system is poorly developed; planning to add 50,000 new private-subscriber fixed lines beginning in 2005
domestic: combined fixed-line and mobile telephone density only about 7 per 100 persons
international: country code - 261; submarine cable to Bahrain; satellite earth stations - 2 (1 Intelsat - Indian Ocean, 1 Intersputnik - Atlantic Ocean region)
Radio broadcast stations
Definition
AM 2 (plus a number of repeater stations), FM 9, shortwave 6 (2001)
Television broadcast stations
Definition
1 (plus 36 repeaters) (2001)
Internet country code
Definition
.mg
Internet hosts
Definition - World rank and map
9,734 (2007)
Internet hosts per 1,000 people
Definition - World rank and map
0.5 (2007)
Internet users
Definition - World rank and map
110,000 (2006)
Internet users per 1,000 people
Definition - World rank and map
5.5 (2006)
Airports
Definition - World rank and map
104 (2007)
Airports - with paved runways
Definition
total: 27
over 3,047 m: 1
2,438 to 3,047 m: 2
1,524 to 2,437 m: 6
914 to 1,523 m: 17
under 914 m: 1 (2007)
Airports - with unpaved runways
Definition
total: 77
1,524 to 2,437 m: 2
914 to 1,523 m: 41
under 914 m: 34 (2007)
Railways
Definition - World rank and map
total: 854 km
narrow gauge: 854 km 1.000-m gauge (2006)
Roadways
Definition - World rank and map
total: 49,827 km
paved: 5,780 km
unpaved: 44,047 km (2000)
Waterways
Definition
600 km (2006)
Merchant marine
Definition - World rank and map
total: 9 ships (1000 GRT or over) 13,896 GRT/18,466 DWT
by type: cargo 5, passenger/cargo 2, petroleum tanker 2 (2008)
Ports and terminals
Definition
Antsiranana, Mahajanga, Toamasina, Toliara


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