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    United Kingdom Communications 2000

      Telephones - main lines in use: 29.41 million (1995)

      Telephones - mobile cellular: 13 million (yearend 1998)

      Telephone system: technologically advanced domestic and international system
      domestic: equal mix of buried cables, microwave radio relay, and fiber-optic systems
      international: 40 coaxial submarine cables; satellite earth stations - 10 Intelsat (7 Atlantic Ocean and 3 Indian Ocean), 1 Inmarsat (Atlantic Ocean region), and 1 Eutelsat; at least 8 large international switching centers

      Radio broadcast stations: AM 219, FM 431, shortwave 3 (1998)

      Radios: 84.5 million (1997)

      Television broadcast stations: 78 (plus 869 repeaters) (1997)

      Televisions: 30.5 million (1997)

      Internet Service Providers (ISPs): 364 (1999)

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