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Telephones – Main Lines in Use: 500,000 (2000 est.)
International Dialling Code: +234
Telephone System:
. General Assessment: Major expansion underway
. Domestic: Intercity traffic is carried by coaxial cable, microwave radio relay, a domestic communications satellite system with 19 earth stations, and a coastal submarine cable; mobile cellular facilities and the Internet are available
. International: satellite earth stations – 3 Intelsat (2 Atlantic Ocean and 1 Indian Ocean); coaxial submarine cable SAFE (South African Far East)
Internet Country Code (Domain): ng
Internet Service Providers (ISPs): 11 (2000)
Internet Users: 100,000 (2000)