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Telecommunications in Djibouti

Telecommunications in Djibouti are under the authority of the Ministry of Communication & Culture.


  • Communications 1
    • Telephones 1.1
      • Telephone system 1.1.1
    • Radio 1.2
    • Television 1.3
      • Broadcast media 1.3.1
    • Internet 1.4
      • Internet users 1.4.1
  • References 2
  • External links 3



  • Main lines in use: 18,000 (2012)
  • Mobile/cellular: 209,000 (2012)

Telephone system

The Djibouti Telecom headquarters in Djibouti City.

General assessment: Telephone facilities in the city of Djibouti are defined by CIA World Factbook as "adequate as are the microwave radio relay connections to outlying areas of the country."[1]


Radio broadcast stations: AM 1, FM 2, shortwave 0 (2001)


Radio Television of Djibouti headquarters in Djibouti City.

Television broadcast stations: 1 (2002); Radio Television of Djibouti

Broadcast media

Maintains restrictions on the licensing and operation of broadcast media; state-owned Radiodiffusion-Television de Djibouti (RTD) operates the sole terrestrial TV station as well as the only 2 domestic radio networks; no private TV or radio stations; transmissions of several international broadcasters are available (2007)


Internet hosts: 215 (2012)

Internet users

61,320 (2011)[2]


  1. ^ Djibouti, from CIA - The World Factbook. Accessed February 2009.
  2. ^ Africa Internet Facebook Usage and Population Statistics -
  • CIA Factbook on Djibouti

External links

  • GSM World page on Djibouti
  • PanAfriL10n page on Djibouti

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