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Communications in Albania

Telephones - main lines in use: 170,000 (2000)

Telephones - mobile cellular: 15,000 (2000)

Telephone system:

  • Domestic: obsolete wire system; no longer provides a telephone for every village; in 1992, following the fall of the communist government, peasants cut the wire to about 1,000 villages and used it to build fences
  • International: inadequate; international traffic carried by microwave radio relay from the Tirana exchange to Italy and Greece

Radio broadcast stations: AM 16, FM 3, shortwave 2 (1999)

Radios: 1,200,000 (2000)

Television broadcast stations: 13 (1999)

Televisions: 650,000 (2000)

Internet Service Providers (ISPs): 12 (2000)

Country code: AL

Reference Much of the material in this article comes from the CIA World Factbook 2000.

See also : Albania



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