Telecommunications in Niger
Telephones - mobile cellular: 900,000 (2007) Telephone system: small system of wire, radiotelephone communications, and microwave radio relay links concentrated in southwestern area
domestic: combined fixed-line and mobile-cellular teledensity only about 7 per 100 persons; The United Nations estimates placed telephone subscribers at .2 per hundred in 2000, rising to 2.5 per hundred in 2006.
Television broadcast stations: 5 (2007)
There are an estimated 40,000 internet users in Niger (2006), and 216 (1999) Internet service hosts: ISPs and other direct connections to the internet. The Top level domain is .ne, and its assignment is controlled by the parastatal telecom company, SONITEL.  The UN estimated in 2006 that there were only .3 internet users per 100 Nigeriens, but this had risen from less than .1 per 100 in 2000. As a point of reference, the Millennium Development Goal for least developed countries by 2015 is 8.16 Internet users per 100 population.
- Economy of Niger
- Media of Niger
- SONITEL: state owned telecommunications company.
- Office of Radio and Television of Niger: State broadcast authority.
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- ^ a b Profile. World Statistics Pocketbook, United Nations Statistics Division, (2007).
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- ^ United Nations MDC statistical website, retrieved 2009-02-18
- CIA Factbook:Niger, Communications. updated 10 February 2009, retrieved 18 February 2009.
- Transports et télécoms (Statistical series). Institut National de la Statistique, Niger. Retrieved 2009-02-18.
- Le paysage médiatique nigérien. Djilali Benamrane, Afrik.com. 6 March 2002.
- NIGER: Report on 2 years mission Télécoms Sans Frontières, 12 July 2007.
- Jenny C. Aker. Does Digital Divide or Provide? The Impact of Cell Phones on Grain Markets in Niger. Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 154 (October 2008).
- NICI development process, Niger. Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), 2006. Retrieved 2009-02-18.
- Niger Information and Communications Technology Assessment. Yaovi Atohoun, Eileen Reynolds, Karl Stanzick]. United States Education for Development and Democracy Initiative (March 2001)
- Niger country profile. Balancing Act Magazine (London). October 23 2007 update. Accessed 2009-06-04.
Economy of NigerCurrency: CFA Franc Communications Industries:Agriculture · Mining · Tourism Telecommunications in Africa Sovereign
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- Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
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- The Gambia
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- Sierra Leone
- South Africa
- South Sudan
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- Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic
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