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July 13, 2011

Fixed Line Telephone Lines; Country Compariso


This is world map shows Number of Fixed Telephone Lines by Country, per 100 people.
Current worldwide number of fixed telephone lines: 17.2 per 100 people (2010)
17.8 per 100 people (2009)
Main (fixed) telephone lines refer to telephone lines connecting a customer's equipment (e.g., telephone set, facsimile machine) to the Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) and which have a dedicated port on a telephone exchange. Note that for most countries, main lines also include public payphones. Many countries also include ISDN channels in main (fixed) lines (see below ISDN and ADSL).

Main (fixed) telephone lines per 100 inhabitants is calculated by dividing the number of main lines by the population and multiplying by 100.