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Telephones - main lines in use: 2.742 million (2007) 
Telephones - mobile cellular: 7.983 million (2007)
Telephone system: general assessment: telephone services have improved significantly and are available in most parts of the country
domestic: national trunk network consists mostly of digital microwave radio relay; fiber-optic links now in use in Colombo area and 2 fixed wireless local loops have been installed; competition is strong in mobile cellular systems and mobile cellular subscribership is increasing; combined fixed-line and mobile-cellular teledensity is about 50 per 100 persons
international: country code - 94; the SEA-ME-WE-3 and SEA-ME-WE-4 submarine cables provide connectivity to Asia, Australia, Middle East, Europe, US; satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (Indian Ocean)
Radio broadcast stations: AM 15, FM 52, shortwave 4 (2007) 
Radios: 3.85 million (1997)
Television broadcast stations: 14 (2006) 
Televisions: 1.53 million (1997)
Internet country code: .lk
Internet hosts: 6,198 (2007)
Internet Service Providers (ISPs): 5 (2000)
Internet users: 428,000 (2006)