Telecommunications in Luxembourg

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Luxembourg is known for opening local television and radio stations in other countries, RTL Group is operated in many countries.

Telephones - main lines in use: 314,700 (1999)

Telephones - mobile cellular: 215,741 (2000)

Telephone system: highly developed, completely automated and efficient system, mainly buried cables
domestic: nationwide cellular telephone system; buried cable
international: 3 channels leased on TAT-6 coaxial submarine cable (Europe to North America)

Radio broadcast stations: AM 2, FM 9, shortwave 2 (1999)

Radios: 285,000 (1997)

Television broadcast stations: 5 (1999)

Televisions: 285,000 (1998 est.)

Internet Service Providers (ISPs): 8 (2000)
Note: Work has started in 2006 on a city wide WiFi project called Hotcity.[1]

Internet users: 100,000 (2001)

Luxembourg is the home of the world's biggest satellite company, SES, located in Betzdorf (49° 41'36 N; 6° 19'45 E)

Country code (Top-level domain): .lu

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bienvenue sur Hotcity

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