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    Kuwait Communications 2000

      Telephones - main lines in use: 411,600 (1997)

      Telephones - mobile cellular: 150,000 (1996)

      Telephone system: the civil network suffered some damage as a result of the Gulf war, but most of the telephone exchanges were left intact and, by the end of 1994, domestic and international telecommunications had been restored to normal operation; the quality of service is excellent
      domestic: new telephone exchanges provide a large capacity for new subscribers; trunk traffic is carried by microwave radio relay, coaxial cable, open wire and fiber-optic cable; a cellular telephone system operates throughout Kuwait, and the country is well supplied with pay telephones; approximately 15,000 Internet subscribers in 1996
      international: coaxial cable and microwave radio relay to Saudi Arabia; linked to Bahrain, Qatar, UAE via the Fiber-Optic Gulf (FOG) cable; satellite earth stations - 3 Intelsat (1 Atlantic Ocean, 2 Indian Ocean), 1 Inmarsat (Atlantic Ocean), and 2 Arabsat

      Radio broadcast stations: AM 6, FM 11, shortwave 1 (1998)

      Radios: 1.175 million (1997)

      Television broadcast stations: 13 (plus several satellite channels) (1997)

      Televisions: 875,000 (1997)

      Internet Service Providers (ISPs): 2 (1999)

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