Communications in Mongolia


Communications in Mongolia

Communications in Mongolia has been rapidly developing since the 2000s.

Telephone

As of|2004, the are 404,400 main lines in use. The International Dialling Code is +976

Telephone system:
*domestic: 6.5 Telephones per thousand persons
*international: satellite earth station - 1 Intersputnik (Indian Ocean Region)

Mobile phones

Mobile phones are very popular in the city as well as the countryside. Especially in the countryside, the government is preferring the installation of cell phone base stations over laying land lines, as cell phone base stations are easier to install. Mongolia's Communication Authority has announced a plan to connect all sum center and a number of other settlements to cell phone services [ [http://ubpost.mongolnews.mn/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1910&Itemid=36 UBPost: Phone Plan to Connect Remote Populations] ] .

Mobile Operators:
*Mobicom Corporation (GSM) - The first mobile operator
*Skytel (CDMA)
*Unitel (GSM)
*G-Mobile (CDMA) - Established in 2007, it is focusing on development in rural areasMobile Users: Mobicom: 850,000 Skytel: 200,000 Unitel: 250,000 (2008).

In 2008, the total number of mobile users was estimated at 1,400,000.

Radio

Ulaanbaatar has 20 FM stations, including foreign radio stations BBC World Service, VOA, and Inner Mongolian Radio. In the whole country there are 5 longwave broadcasting stations, the most powerful at Ulaanbaatar with 1000 KW.

tatistics

As of 1997, there are 360,000 radios.

Television

Mongolian TV Broadcasting started on September 27, 1967 with the start of Mongolian National Television.

Television Stations

*National Television broadcast stations: Mongolian National Broadcaster
*Commercial Television broadcast stations:
**UBS
**Channel 25
**TV5
**TV9
**TM
**SBN
**NTV
**TV8
**C1
**Eagle TV
**Education TV (Боловсрол суваг)There are also numerous Cable-TV only channels. The above are channels available by antenna.

Cable TV operators

*Sansar CaTV
*Khiimori CaTV
*SuperVision CaTV
*Suljee CaTV
*New Orange CaTV
*MNBC CaTV

tatistics

*Television sets: 118,000 (1997)

Internet

Internet Usage has grown rapidly in the last few years. In 2000, there were 30,000 users, but As of|2007|lc=on there are more than 268,300 [cite web
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Internet Service Providers (ISPs)

Dial-Up is still the main system, although Wireless and Broadband Internet are recently being introduced.
*Boldsoft (Broadband any technology)
*Digicom (FTTH)
*RailCom
*Magicnet
*Mobinet
*Micom
*Bodicom
*MCSCom
*Sky C & C
*Sansar Internet
*Hans Comm
*AIAX Broadband
*UlusNet
*STX CitiNet

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