The Communications Infrastructure of the Republic of South Africa

[Note: This information derives primarily from the 1995 edition of the CIA World Factbook.]

Telephone system: over 4,500,000 telephones; the system is the best developed, most modern, and has the highest capacity in Africa
local: NA
intercity: consists of carrier-equipped open-wire lines, coaxial cables, microwave radio relay links, fiber optic cable, and radiocommunication stations; key centers are Bloemfontein, Cape Town, Durban, Johannesburg, Port Elizabeth, and Pretoria
international: 1 submarine cable; 3 INTELSAT (1 Indian Ocean and 2 Atlantic Ocean) earth stations

broadcast stations: AM 14, FM 286, shortwave 0
radios: NA

broadcast stations: 67
televisions: NA

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