Country ranking for field: telephone system international 1996

Other rankings:  

1flag of United KingdomUnited Kingdom40 
2flag of SpainSpain22 coaxial submarine cables; 2 earth stations for INTELSAT 
3flag of DenmarkDenmark19 submarine coaxial cables; satellite earth stations_7 Intelsat NA Eutelsat and 1 Inmarsat 
4flag of United StatesUnited States16 satellites and 24 ocean cable systems in use; 61 INTELSAT 
5flag of IndiaIndia8 INTELSAT 
6flag of PortugalPortugal6 submarine cables; satellite earth stations_3 Intelsat 
7flag of CanadaCanada5 coaxial submarine cables; 5 INTELSAT earth stations 
8flag of MoroccoMorocco5 submarine cables; 2 INTELSAT 
9flag of AlgeriaAlgeria5 submarine cables; microwave radio relay to Italy France Spain Morocco and Tunisia; coaxial cable to Morocco and Tunisia; 2 INTELSAT 
10flag of SwedenSweden5 submarine coaxial cables; 1 INTELSAT 
11flag of TunisiaTunisia5 submarine cables; 1 INTELSAT 
12flag of Federated States of MicronesiaFederated States of Micronesia4 INTELSAT 
13flag of SenegalSenegal3 submarine cables; 1 INTELSAT 
14flag of NigeriaNigeria3 INTELSAT earth stations 
15flag of BermudaBermuda3 submarine cables; 2 INTELSAT 
16flag of PakistanPakistan3 INTELSAT 
17flag of Faroe IslandsFaroe Islands3 coaxial submarine cables 
18flag of BrazilBrazil3 coaxial submarine cables; satellite earth stations_3 Intelsat 
19flag of GabonGabon3 Atlantic Ocean INTELSAT earth stations 
20flag of IsraelIsrael3 submarine cables; 3 INTELSAT 
21flag of IranIran3 INTELSAT 
22flag of YemenYemen3 INTELSAT 
23flag of VenezuelaVenezuela3 submarine coaxial cables; 1 INTELSAT 
24flag of United Arab EmiratesUnited Arab Emirates3 INTELSAT 
25flag of JerseyJersey3 submarine cables 
26flag of LuxembourgLuxembourg3 channels leased on TAT-6 coaxial submarine cable 
27flag of MalawiMalawi2 INTELSAT 
28flag of OmanOman2 INTELSAT 
29flag of Côte d'IvoireCôte d'Ivoire2 INTELSAT 
30flag of IraqIraq2 INTELSAT 
31flag of NorwayNorway2 buried coaxial cable systems; 4 coaxial submarine cables; satellite earth stations_NA Eutelsat NA Intelsat 
32flag of Northern Mariana IslandsNorthern Mariana Islands2 INTELSAT 
33flag of JamaicaJamaica2 INTELSAT 
34flag of EgyptEgypt2 INTELSAT 
35flag of GuamGuam2 INTELSAT 
36flag of Marshall IslandsMarshall Islands2 INTELSAT 
37flag of KenyaKenya2 INTELSAT 
38flag of FranceFrance2 INTELSAT earth stations 
39flag of LebanonLebanon2 INTELSAT 
40flag of MaliMali2 INTELSAT 
41flag of LibyaLibya2 INTELSAT 
42flag of PeruPeru2 Atlantic Ocean INTELSAT earth stations 
43flag of IndonesiaIndonesia2 INTELSAT 
44flag of ColombiaColombia2 INTELSAT 
45flag of AustriaAustria2 INTELSAT 
46flag of TaiwanTaiwan2 INTELSAT 
47flag of BruneiBrunei2 INTELSAT 
48flag of TanzaniaTanzania2 satellite earth stations_1 Indian Ocean INTELSAT and 1 Atlantic Ocean INTELSAT 
49flag of ThailandThailand2 INTELSAT 
50flag of Turks and Caicos IslandsTurks and Caicos Islands2 submarine cables; 1 INTELSAT 
51flag of Cabo VerdeCabo Verde2 coaxial submarine cables; 1 Atlantic Ocean INTELSAT earth station 
52flag of SwitzerlandSwitzerland2 INTELSAT 
53flag of SurinameSuriname2 INTELSAT 
54flag of CameroonCameroon2 Atlantic Ocean INTELSAT earth stations 
55flag of ArgentinaArgentina2 INTELSAT 
56flag of UruguayUruguay2 INTELSAT 
57flag of ChileChile2 INTELSAT 
58flag of AngolaAngola2 INTELSAT 
59flag of ZambiaZambia2 INTELSAT earth stations 
60flag of KiribatiKiribati1 INTELSAT 
61flag of LesothoLesotho1 INTELSAT 
62flag of TogoTogo1 Atlantic Ocean INTELSAT and 1 SYMPHONIE earth station 
63flag of VanuatuVanuatu1 INTELSAT 
64flag of IrelandIreland1 INTELSAT 
65flag of MaldivesMaldives1 INTELSAT 
66flag of UgandaUganda1 INTELSAT 
67flag of SudanSudan1 INTELSAT 
68flag of MaltaMalta1 submarine cable and 1 INTELSAT 
69flag of North KoreaNorth Korea1 earth station near P'yongyang uses an Indian Ocean INTELSAT satellite; other international connections through Moscow and Beijing 
70flag of ParaguayParaguay1 INTELSAT 
71flag of PanamaPanama1 coaxial submarine cable; 2 INTELSAT 
72flag of PalauPalau1 INTELSAT 
73flag of RomaniaRomania1 INTELSAT earth station; new digital international direct dial exchanges are in Bucharest 
74flag of Serbia and MontenegroSerbia and Montenegro1 INTELSAT 
75flag of SeychellesSeychelles1 INTELSAT 
76flag of Sierra LeoneSierra Leone1 INTELSAT 
77flag of Solomon IslandsSolomon Islands1 INTELSAT 
78flag of SwazilandSwaziland1 INTELSAT 
79flag of New CaledoniaNew Caledonia1 INTELSAT 
80flag of NauruNauru1 INTELSAT 
81flag of MyanmarMyanmar1 INTELSAT 
82flag of South AfricaSouth Africa1 submarine cable; 3 INTELSAT 
83flag of MauritiusMauritius1 INTELSAT 
84flag of MauritaniaMauritania1 INTELSAT 
85flag of Puerto RicoPuerto Rico1 INTELSAT earth station and submarine cable 
86flag of ZimbabweZimbabwe1 INTELSAT 
87flag of LiberiaLiberia1 INTELSAT 
88flag of BotswanaBotswana1 INTELSAT 
89flag of El SalvadorEl Salvador1 INTELSAT 
90flag of BulgariaBulgaria1 earth station using Intersputnik; INTELSAT link used through a Greek earth station 
91flag of BarbadosBarbados1 INTELSAT 
92flag of Dominican RepublicDominican Republic1 coaxial submarine cable; 1 INTELSAT 
93flag of Burkina FasoBurkina Faso1 Atlantic Ocean INTELSAT earth station 
94flag of GhanaGhana1 Atlantic Ocean INTELSAT earth station 
95flag of BurundiBurundi1 INTELSAT 
96flag of GibraltarGibraltar1 INTELSAT 
97flag of BoliviaBolivia1 INTELSAT 
98flag of French PolynesiaFrench Polynesia1 INTELSAT 
99flag of FinlandFinland1 submarine cable; satellite earth stations_access to Intelsat transmission service via a Swedish satellite earth station 1 Inmarsat 
100flag of ArubaAruba1 submarine cable to Sint Maarten 
101flag of Cayman IslandsCayman Islands1 submarine coaxial cable; 1 INTELSAT 
102flag of GuadeloupeGuadeloupe1 INTELSAT 
103flag of Antigua and BarbudaAntigua and Barbuda1 coaxial submarine cable; 1 INTELSAT 
104flag of ChadChad1 INTELSAT 
105flag of American SamoaAmerican Samoa1 INTELSAT 
106flag of HaitiHaiti1 INTELSAT 
107flag of British Indian Ocean TerritoryBritish Indian Ocean Territory1 INTELSAT 
108flag of BeninBenin1 Atlantic Ocean INTELSAT earth station submarine cable 
109flag of GuineaGuinea1 INTELSAT 
110flag of BelizeBelize1 INTELSAT 
111flag of Falkland IslandsFalkland Islands1 INTELSAT 
112flag of CongoCongo1 Atlantic Ocean INTELSAT earth station 
113flag of GuernseyGuernsey1 submarine cable 
114flag of Cook IslandsCook Islands1 INTELSAT 
115flag of EcuadorEcuador1 INTELSAT 
116flag of Sri LankaSri Lankasubmarine cables extend to Indonesia and Djibouti; 2 INTELSAT 
117flag of British Virgin IslandsBritish Virgin Islandssubmarine cable communication links to Bermuda 
118flag of Spratly IslandsSpratly IslandsNA 
119flag of SvalbardSvalbardsatellite communication with Norwegian mainland 
120flag of IcelandIcelandsatellite earth stations_2 Intelsat 
121flag of South KoreaSouth Koreafiber-optic submarine cable to China; satellite earth stations_3 Intelsat 
122flag of SlovakiaSlovakiaNA 
123flag of SingaporeSingaporesubmarine cables extend to Malaysia 
124flag of CambodiaCambodiainternational service limited to Vietnam and other adjacent countries; satellite earth station_1 Intersputnik 
125flag of ChinaChinasatellite earth stations_5 Intelsat 
126flag of Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabiamicrowave radio relay to Bahrain Jordan Kuwait Qatar UAE Yemen and Sudan; coaxial cable to Kuwait and Jordan; submarine cable to Djibouti Egypt and Bahrain; earth stations_5 INTELSAT 
127flag of San MarinoSan Marinomicrowave and cable links into Italian networks; no communication satellite facilities 
128flag of Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesSaint Vincent and the GrenadinesVHF/UHF radiotelephone from Saint Vincent to Barbados; new SHF radiotelephone to Grenada and to Saint Lucia; access to Intelsat earth station in Martinique through Saint Lucia 
129flag of Saint LuciaSaint Luciadirect microwave link with Martinique and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; interisland troposcatter link to Barbados 
130flag of Saint Kitts and NevisSaint Kitts and Nevisinternational calls are carried by radio to Antigua and Barbuda and there switched to submarine cable or to INTELSAT or carried to Saint Martin by radio and switched to INTELSAT 
131flag of SloveniaSloveniaNA 
132flag of The BahamasThe Bahamastropospheric scatter and submarine cable links to Florida; 3 coaxial submarine cables; 1 INTELSAT 
133flag of Bosnia and HerzegovinaBosnia and Herzegovinano earth stations 
134flag of BahrainBahrainTropospheric scatter to Qatar and UAE; microwave radio relay to Saudi Arabia; submarine cable to Qatar UAE and Saudi Arabia; satellite earth stations_2 Intelsat 
135flag of AndorraAndorralandline circuits to France and Spain 
136flag of Western SaharaWestern Saharatied into Morocco's system by microwave radio relay troposcatter and 2 INTELSAT 
137flag of West BankWest BankNA 
138flag of Wallis and FutunaWallis and FutunaNA 
139flag of Wake IslandWake IslandNA 
140flag of VietnamVietnamsatellite earth stations_2 Intersputnik 
141flag of AnguillaAnguillaradio relay microwave link to island of Saint Martin 
142flag of AntarcticaAntarcticaNA 
143flag of UzbekistanUzbekistanlinked by landline or microwave with CIS member states and by leased connection via the Moscow international gateway switch to other countries; new INTELSAT links to Tokyo and Ankara give Uzbekistan international access independent of Russian facilities; Orbita and INTELSAT earth stations 
144flag of ArmeniaArmeniainternational connections to other former republics of the USSR are by landline or microwave and to other countries by satellite and by leased connection through the Moscow international gateway switch; 1 INTELSAT satellite link 
145flag of AzerbaijanAzerbaijancable and microwave radio relay connections to former Soviet republics; connection through Moscow international gateway switch to other countries; satellite earth stations_1 Intelsat and 1 Intersputnik 
146flag of UkraineUkrainecalls to other CIS countries are carried by land line or microwave; other international calls to 167 countries are carried by satellite or by the 150 leased lines through the Moscow gateway switch; INTELSAT INMARSAT 
147flag of U.S. Virgin IslandsU.S. Virgin Islandssubmarine cable and satellite communications; satellite earth stations 
148flag of SyriaSyriasatellite earth stations_1 Intelsat 
149flag of TuvaluTuvaluNA 
150flag of BangladeshBangladeshsatellite earth stations_2 Intelsat 
151flag of TurkmenistanTurkmenistanlinked by cable and microwave to other CIS republics and to other countries by leased connections to the Moscow international gateway switch; a new telephone link from Ashgabat to Iran has been established; a new exchange in Ashgabat switches international traffic through Turkey via INTELSAT; 1 Orbita and 1 INTELSAT earth station 
152flag of TurkeyTurkeysatellite earth stations_2 Intelsat 
153flag of Trinidad and TobagoTrinidad and Tobagosatellite earth station_1 Intelsat 
154flag of TongaTongasatellite earth station_1 Intelsat 
155flag of TokelauTokelauradiotelephone service to Western Samoa 
156flag of BelarusBelarusinternational traffic is carried by the Moscow international gateway switch and also by 2 satellite earth stations near Minsk_1 INTELSAT 
157flag of The GambiaThe Gambiamicrowave radio relay links to Senegal and Guinea-Bissau; satellite earth station_1 Intelsat 
158flag of RwandaRwandainternational connections employ microwave radio relay to neighboring countries and satellite communications to more distant countries; 1 INTELSAT 
159flag of TajikistanTajikistanlinked by cable and microwave to other CIS republics and by leased connections to the Moscow international gateway switch; Dushanbe linked by INTELSAT to international gateway switch in Ankara; 1 Orbita and 2 INTELSAT earth stations 
160flag of BhutanBhutaninternational telephone and telegraph service is by land line through India; an earth station was planned 
161flag of Saint HelenaSaint Helenamajor coaxial submarine cable relay point between South Africa Portugal and U.K 
162flag of PhilippinesPhilippinessubmarine cables extended to Hong Kong Guam Singapore Taiwan and Japan; 3 INTELSAT 
163flag of RussiaRussiainternational traffic is inadequately handled by a system of satellites landlines microwave radio relay and outdated submarine cables; much of this traffic passes through the international gateway switch in Moscow which carries most of the international traffic for the other countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States; a new Russian Intersputnik satellite will link Moscow and St. Petersburg with Rome from whence calls will be relayed to destinations in Europe and overseas; satellite earth stations_NA Intelsat 4 Intersputnik 
164flag of KyrgyzstanKyrgyzstanconnections with other CIS countries by landline or microwave radio relay and with other countries by leased connections with Moscow international gateway switch and by satellite; satellite earth stations_1 Intersputnik and 1 Intelsat 
165flag of Gaza StripGaza StripNA 
166flag of MalaysiaMalaysiasubmarine cables to India Hong Kong and Singapore; satellite earth stations_2 Intelsat 
167flag of GeorgiaGeorgialinks via landline to CIS members and Turkey; low-capacity satellite link and leased international connections via the Moscow international gateway switch with other countries; international electronic mail and telex service available 
168flag of MadagascarMadagascarsubmarine cable to Bahrain; 1 earth station for Indian Ocean INTELSAT 
169flag of MacauMacauHF radiotelephone communication facility; access to international communications carriers provided via Hong Kong and China; satellite earth station_1 Intelsat 
170flag of GermanyGermanysatellite earth stations_14 Intelsat 
171flag of LithuaniaLithuaniainternational connections no longer depend on the Moscow international gateway switch but are established by satellite through Oslo from Vilnius and through Copenhagen from Kaunas; satellite earth stations_1 Eutelsat and 1 Intelsat 
172flag of LiechtensteinLiechtensteinlinked to Swiss networks by cable and radio relay 
173flag of AlbaniaAlbaniainadequate; carried through the Tirane exchange and transmitted through Italy on 240 microwave radio relay circuits and through Greece on 150 microwave radio relay circuits 
174flag of GreeceGreecetropospheric links 8 submarine cables; 2 INTELSAT 
175flag of LatviaLatviainternational traffic carried by leased connection to the Moscow international gateway switch and through the new Ericsson AXE local/transit digital telephone exchange in Riga and through the Finnish cellular net; electronic mail capability by Sprint data network 
176flag of LaosLaossatellite earth station_1 Intersputnik 
177flag of KuwaitKuwaitcoaxial cable and microwave radio relay to Saudi Arabia; satellite earth stations_3 Intelsat 
178flag of MartiniqueMartiniqueinterisland microwave radio relay links to Guadeloupe Dominica and Saint Lucia; 2 INTELSAT 
179flag of GrenadaGrenadaSHF VHF and UHF radio communications 
180flag of KazakhstanKazakhstaninternational traffic with other former Soviet republics and China carried by landline and microwave radio relay and with other countries by satellite and through 8 international telecommunications circuits at the Moscow international gateway switch; satellite earth stations_1 Intelsat and a new satellite earth station established at Almaty of unknown type 
181flag of JordanJordansatellite earth stations_2 Intelsat 
182flag of Johnston AtollJohnston AtollNA 
183flag of JapanJapansatellite earth stations_5 Intelsat 
184flag of Jan MayenJan MayenNA 
185flag of Guinea-BissauGuinea-BissauNA 
186flag of ItalyItalyinternational service by 21 submarine cables 3 satellite earth stations operating in INTELSAT with 3 Atlantic Ocean antennas and 2 Indian Ocean antennas; also participates in INMARSAT and EUTELSAT systems 
187flag of Isle of ManIsle of ManNA 
188flag of GuyanaGuyanatropospheric scatter link to Trinidad; 1 INTELSAT 
189flag of Holy SeeHoly Seeuses Italian system 
190flag of Hong KongHong Kongsatellite earth stations_3 Intelsat 
191flag of French Southern and Antarctic LandsFrench Southern and Antarctic LandsNA 
192flag of EthiopiaEthiopiaopen-wire to Sudan and Djibouti; microwave radio relay to Kenya and Djibouti; 3 INTELSAT 
193flag of Christmas IslandChristmas IslandNA 
194flag of DjiboutiDjiboutiinternational connections via submarine cable to Saudi Arabia and by satellite link to other countries; 1 INTELSAT 
195flag of QatarQatartropospheric scatter to Bahrain; microwave radio relay to Saudi Arabia and UAE; submarine cable to Bahrain and UAE; 2 INTELSAT 
196flag of Cocos IslandsCocos Islandslinked by telephone telex and facsimile communications via satellite with Australia 
197flag of ComorosComoroshigh frequency radio 
198flag of PolandPolandINTELSAT EUTELSAT 1 Inmarsat 
199flag of Pitcairn IslandsPitcairn IslandsNA 
200flag of HungaryHungarysatellite earth stations_1 Intelsat and 1 Intersputnik 
201flag of Paracel IslandsParacel IslandsNA 
202flag of Papua New GuineaPapua New Guineasubmarine cables extend to Australia and Guam; 1 INTELSAT 
203flag of CroatiaCroatiano satellite links 
204flag of CubaCubasatellite earth station_1 Intersputnik 
205flag of CyprusCyprusinternational service by tropospheric scatter 3 submarine cables; 3 INTELSAT 
206flag of Czech RepublicCzech Republicsatellite earth stations_2 Intersputnik 
207flag of DominicaDominicaSHF radio and microwave radio relay links to Martinique and Guadeloupe; VHF and UHF radio links to Saint Lucia 
208flag of MayotteMayotteradio relay and high-frequency radio communications for links to Comoros and international communications 
209flag of Norfolk IslandNorfolk Islandradio link service with Sydney 
210flag of NiueNiueNA 
211flag of NepalNepalinternational radio communication service is fair; 1 INTELSAT 
212flag of Equatorial GuineaEquatorial Guineainternational communications from Bata and Malabo to African and European countries; 1 Indian Ocean INTELSAT earth station 
213flag of NamibiaNamibiaNA 
214flag of EritreaEritreaNA 
215flag of EstoniaEstoniainternational traffic is carried to the other former Soviet republics by landline or microwave radio relay and to other countries partly by leased connection to the Moscow international gateway switch and partly by a new Tallinn-Helsinki fiber-optic submarine cable which gives Estonia access to international circuits everywhere; access to the international packet-switched digital network via Helsinki 
216flag of MontserratMontserratNA 
217flag of MongoliaMongoliasatellite earth station_1 Intersputnik 
218flag of MonacoMonacono satellite links; served by cable into the French communications system 
219flag of MoldovaMoldovainternational connections to the other former Soviet republics by land line and microwave radio relay through Ukraine and to other countries by leased connections to the Moscow international gateway switch; 1 EUTELSAT and 1 INTELSAT earth station 
220flag of Midway IslandsMidway IslandsNA 
221flag of MexicoMexicosatellite earth stations_5 Intelsat 
222flag of AfghanistanAfghanistanone link between western Afghanistan and Iran 

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