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Luxembourg Communications
 
 
 

General

Telephone, telegraph, and postal services are owned and operated by the government; in 2006 there were 246,700 main line telephones in use and 713,800 mobile cellular phones. Direct-dial telephone service is in use throughout the country, and includes efficient international service. Telegraph service is also widely available.

Radio-Télé-Luxembourg broadcasts on five radio channels (in Letzeburgesch, French, German, English, and Dutch) and two television channels (Letzeburgesch and French). The powerful commercial network reaches not only the domestic audience but millions of French, Germans, and other Europeans. In 1999 there were 2 AM and 9 FM radio stations and 5 television stations. In 1997, there were 285,000 radios and about 285,000 television sets. In 2000, there were eight internet service providers, who by 2006 served 339,000 users.

Overview

Telephones - main lines in use
246,700 (2006)

Telephones - mobile cellular
713,800 (2006)

Telephone system
general assessment: highly developed, completely automated and efficient system, mainly buried cables
domestic: nationwide cellular telephone system; buried cable
international: country code - 352; 3 channels leased on TAT-6 coaxial submarine cable (Europe to North America)

Radio broadcast stations
AM 2, FM 9, shortwave 2 (1999)

Television broadcast stations
5 (1999)

Internet country code
.lu

Internet hosts
132,090 (2007)

Internet users
339,000 (2006)

 
 



 



 


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