Telecommunications in Ghana
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Telephones - fixed lines: 360,375 (December 2006, National Communications Authority). Penetration 1.6%.
Telephones - mobile subscribers: 5,900,000 (2007).
Telephone system: poor to fair system; Internet accessible; many rural communities not yet connected; expansion of services is underway
domestic: primarily microwave radio relay; wireless local loop has been installed
international: satellite earth stations - 4 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean); microwave radio relay link to Panaftel system connects Ghana to its neighbors
Radios: 12.8 million (2007)
Television broadcast stations: 27 (March 2005) Source: http://www.nca.org.gh/ncatemp/downloads/LIST%20OF%20TVS%20AS%20@%20MARCH%2031,%202005.pdf
Televisions: 1.73 million (1997)
Internet Service Providers (ISPs): 29 operational ISPs; 165 licensed (May 2007). There are 490,000 internet users (end 2006), representing a penetration of about 2%. (ITU)
Country code (Top-level domain): GH
Regulation: The National Communications Authority (NCA), an independent regulator, was created in 1997, deriving its statutory framework from the NCA Act 1996.
See also 
Further reading 
- Jonnie Akakpo (October 2008). Rural Access: Options and Challenges for Connectivity and Energy in Ghana. International Institute for Communication and Development (IICD)/Ghana Information Network for Knowledge Sharing
(GINKS). p. 41.