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Telephones - main lines in use
Definition - World rank and map
4,500 (2004)
Telephones - main lines in use per 1,000 people
Definition - World rank and map
71.2 (2004)
Telephones - mobile cellular
Definition - World rank and map
600 (2004)
Telephones - mobile cellular subscribers per 1,000 people
Definition - World rank and map
9.5 (2004)
Telephone system
Definition
general assessment: digital switching equipment; modern services include telex, cellular, Internet, international calling, caller ID, and leased data circuits
domestic: Majuro Atoll and Ebeye and Kwajalein islands have regular, seven-digit, direct-dial telephones; other islands interconnected by high frequency radiotelephone (used mostly for government purposes) and mini-satellite telephones
international: country code - 692; satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (Pacific Ocean); US Government satellite communications system on Kwajalein (2001)
Radio broadcast stations
Definition
AM 1, FM 3, shortwave 0 (additionally, the US Armed Forces Radio and Television Services (Central Pacific Network) operate one FM and one AM station on Kwajalein) (2005)
Television broadcast stations
Definition
2 (both are US military stations; Marshalls Broadcasting Service, a cable company, operates on Majuro) (2005)
Internet country code
Definition
.mh
Internet hosts
Definition - World rank and map
3 (2007)
Internet hosts per 1,000 people
Definition - World rank and map
nearly 0 (2007)
Internet users
Definition - World rank and map
2,200 (2006)
Internet users per 1,000 people
Definition - World rank and map
34.8 (2006)
Airports
Definition - World rank and map
15 (2007)
Airports - with paved runways
Definition
total: 4
1,524 to 2,437 m: 3
914 to 1,523 m: 1 (2007)
Airports - with unpaved runways
Definition
total: 11
914 to 1,523 m: 10
under 914 m: 1 (2007)
Roadways
Definition - World rank and map
total: 2,028 km (includes 75 km of expressways) (2007)
Merchant marine
Definition - World rank and map
total: 1,010 ships (1000 GRT or over) 36,695,093 GRT/60,335,877 DWT
by type: barge carrier 1, bulk carrier 269, cargo 68, carrier 5, chemical tanker 183, combination ore/oil 4, container 184, liquefied gas 41, passenger 5, passenger/cargo 1, petroleum tanker 217, refrigerated cargo 13, roll on/roll off 13, vehicle carrier 6
foreign-owned: 956 (Australia 2, Bermuda 4, Brazil 1, Canada 5, Chile 4, China 6, Croatia 6, Cyprus 38, Denmark 16, Germany 224, Greece 265, Hong Kong 5, Iceland 3, Indonesia 1, Isle of Man 1, Italy 4, Japan 8, Latvia 15, Malaysia 3, Mexico 2, Monaco 12, Netherlands 8, Norway 66, Romania 1, Russia 7, Saudi Arabia 5, Singapore 18, Slovenia 3, South Korea 10, Spain 1, Sweden 1, Switzerland 13, Taiwan 1, Turkey 45, UAE 15, UK 17, US 120) (2008)
Ports and terminals
Definition
Majuro


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