Communications & Transportation in Hong Kong

Telephones - main lines in use
4.348 million (2011)
rank:
36
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Telephones - mobile cellular
14.931 million (2011)
rank:
55
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Telephone system
general assessment:
modern facilities provide excellent domestic and international services
domestic:
microwave radio relay links and extensive fiber-optic network
international:
country code - 852; multiple international submarine cables provide connections to Asia, US, Australia, the Middle East, and Western Europe; satellite earth stations - 3 Intelsat (1 Pacific Ocean and 2 Indian Ocean); coaxial cable to Guangzhou, China
Broadcast media
2 commercial terrestrial TV networks each with multiple stations; multi-channel satellite and cable TV systems available; 3 radio networks, one of which is government-funded, operate about 15 radio stations (2010)
Internet country code
.hk
Internet hosts
861,516 (2010)
rank:
48
Internet users
4.873 million (2009)
rank:
47
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Airports
2 (2012)
rank:
200
Airports - with paved runways
total:
2
over 3,047 m:
1
1,524 to 2,437 m:
1 (2012)
Heliports
9 (2012)
Roadways
total:
2,067 km
rank:
172
paved:
2,067 km (2010)
Merchant marine
total:
1,644
rank:
5
by type:
barge carrier 2, bulk carrier 785, cargo 198, carrier 10, chemical tanker 149, container 288, liquefied gas 31, passenger 4, passenger/cargo 9, petroleum tanker 156, roll on/roll off 5, vehicle carrier 7
foreign-owned:
976 (Bangladesh 1, Belgium 26, Bermuda 20, Canada 77, China 500, Cyprus 3, Denmark 42, France 4, Germany 10, Greece 27, Indonesia 10, Iran 3, Japan 79, Libya 1, Norway 48, Russia 1, Singapore 13, South Korea 3, Switzerland 5, Taiwan 25, UAE 1, UK 33, US 44)
registered in other countries:
341 (Bahamas 3, Bermuda 4, Cambodia 10, China 18, Curacao 1, Cyprus 2, Georgia 3, India 2, Kiribati 2, Liberia 48, Malaysia 8, Malta 4, Marshall Islands 3, NZ 1, Panama 144, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 5, Seychelles 1, Sierra Leone 7, Singapore 46, Thailand 1, UK 12, unknown 16) (2010)
Ports and terminals
Hong Kong
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