Telecommunications in the Gambia

The building of Radio Syd near Banjul

Communications in The Gambia.

Telephones - main lines in use: 76,400 (2007)
country comparison to the world: 152

Telephones - mobile cellular: 795,900 (2007)
country comparison to the world: 144

Telephone system:
General assessment: adequate; a packet switched data network is available; two mobile-cellular service providers
Domestic: adequate network of microwave radio relay and open wire; combined fixed-line and mobile-cellular teledensity reached 50 telephones per 100 persons in 2007
International: country code - 220; microwave radio relay links to Senegal and Guinea-Bissau; satellite earth station - 1 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean) (2007)

Radio broadcast stations: AM 3, FM 2, shortwave 0 (2001)

Radios: 196,000 (1997)

Television broadcast stations: 1 (government-owned) (1997)

Televisions: 4,000 (1997)

Internet country code: .gm (Top-level domain)

Internet Hosts: 320 (2008)
country comparison to the world: 169

Internet users: 100,200 (2007)
country comparison to the world: 143

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