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Niger:
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Telephones - main lines in use
Definition - World rank and map
24,000 (2005)
Telephones - main lines in use per 1,000 people
Definition - World rank and map
1.8 (2005)
Telephones - mobile cellular
Definition - World rank and map
900,000 (2007)
Telephones - mobile cellular subscribers per 1,000 people
Definition - World rank and map
67.8 (2007)
Telephone system
Definition
general assessment: inadequate; small system of wire, radio telephone communications, and microwave radio relay links concentrated in the southwestern area of Niger
domestic: combined fixed-line and mobile-cellular teledensity is less than 3 per 100 persons; domestic satellite system with 3 earth stations and 1 planned
international: country code - 227; satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (1 Atlantic Ocean and 1 Indian Ocean)
Radio broadcast stations
Definition
AM 5, FM 6, shortwave 4 (2001)
Television broadcast stations
Definition
5 (2007)
Internet country code
Definition
.ne
Internet hosts
Definition - World rank and map
200 (2007)
Internet hosts per 1,000 people
Definition - World rank and map
nearly 0 (2007)
Internet users
Definition - World rank and map
40,000 (2006)
Internet users per 1,000 people
Definition - World rank and map
3 (2006)
Airports
Definition - World rank and map
28 (2007)
Airports - with paved runways
Definition
total: 9
2,438 to 3,047 m: 3
1,524 to 2,437 m: 5
under 914 m: 1 (2007)
Airports - with unpaved runways
Definition
total: 19
1,524 to 2,437 m: 2
914 to 1,523 m: 14
under 914 m: 3 (2007)
Roadways
Definition - World rank and map
total: 18,423 km
paved: 3,797 km
unpaved: 14,626 km (2005)
Waterways
Definition
300 km (the Niger, the only major river, is navigable to Gaya between September and March) (2005)


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