Communications in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Telephones - main lines in use: 20,000 (2000), 36,000 (1995)

Telephones - mobile cellular: 2,600 000 (2005), 15,000 (2000), 10,000 (1995)

Telephone system:
general assessment: poor
domestic: barely adequate wire and microwave radio relay service in and between urban areas; domestic satellite system with 14 earth stations
international: satellite earth station - 1 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean)

Radio broadcast stations: 27 (2005) AM 3, FM 11, shortwave 2 (2001), AM 3, FM 12, shortwave 1 (1999)

Radios: 18.03 million (1997)

Television broadcast stations: 23 (2005), 4 (2001), 20 (1999)

Televisions: 6.478 million (1997)

Internet Service Providers (ISPs): 188 (2005), 1 (1999)

Internet users: 50,000 (2002)

Country code: CD (formerly ZR)

See also : Democratic Republic of the Congo


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