Communications of Czech Republic

Telephones - main lines in use:3,217,300 (2005)
Telephones - mobile cellular:11.776 million (2005)
Telephone system:general assessment: privatization and modernization of the Czech telecommunication system got a late start but is advancing steadily; growth in the use of mobile cellular telephones is particularly vigorous
domestic: 86% of exchanges now digital; existing copper subscriber systems now being enhanced with Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL) equipment to accommodate Internet and other digital signals; trunk systems include fiber-optic cable and microwave radio relay
international: country code - 420; satellite earth stations - 2 Intersputnik (Atlantic and Indian Ocean regions), 1 Intelsat, 1 Eutelsat, 1 Inmarsat, 1 Globalstar
Radio broadcast stations:AM 31, FM 304, shortwave 17 (2000)
Radios:3,159,134 (December 2000)
Television broadcast stations:150 (plus 1,434 repeaters) (2000)
Televisions:3,405,834 (December 2000)
Internet country code:.cz
Internet hosts:1.267 million (2006)
Internet Service Providers (ISPs):more than 300 (2000)
Internet users:5.1 million (2005)

Czech Republic Quickstats

  • Population: 10,228,744 (July 2007 est.)
  • Area: 78,866 sq km
  • Density: 130 /km² (77th)
  • GDP (total): $236.536
  • GDP (per capita): $13,848 (41st)
  • Literacy: 99%

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  • Currency: Czech koruna (CZK)
  • Dial code: +4205

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