Communications in Israel

Communications in Israel

Israeli Communications

Telephones - main lines in use: 3.005 million (2006)

Telephones - mobile cellular: 8.902 million (2007)

Telephone system: general assessment: most highly developed system in the Middle East although not the largest domestic: good system of coaxial cable and microwave radio relay; all systems are digital; four privately-owned mobile-cellular service providers with countrywide coverage; mobile-cellular teledensity is 140 per 100 persons international: country code - 972; submarine cables provide links to Europe, Cyprus, and parts of the Middle East; satellite earth stations - 3 Intelsat (2 Atlantic Ocean and 1 Indian Ocean) (2007)

Radio broadcast stations: AM 23, FM 15, shortwave 2 (1998)

Television broadcast stations: 17 (plus 36 repeaters) (1995)

Internet country code: .il

Internet Service Providers (ISPs):

Internet users: 2 million (2007)

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