Finland/Communications

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Telephones - main lines in use: 2.855 million (1998)

Telephones - mobile cellular: 3.662 million (2000)

Telephone system: modern system with excellent service
domestic: cable, microwave radio relay, and an extensive cellular net take provide of domestic needs
international: 1 submarine cable; satellite earth stations - access to Intelsat transmission service via a Swedish satellite earth station, 1 Inmarsat (Atlantic and Indian Ocean regions); note - Finland shares the Inmarsat earth station with the other Nordic countries (Denmark, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden)

Radio broadcast stations: AM 2, FM 186, shortwave 1 (1998)

Radios: 8.1 million (1999)

Television broadcast stations: 130 (plus 385 repeaters) (1995)

Televisions: 3.3 million (1999)

Internet Service Providers (ISPs): 36 (1999)

Country code (TLD): FI