This world map shows Number of Fixed Telephone Lines by Country.
Current worldwide number of fixed telephone lines: 1,189,498,900 (2010)
Main (fixed) telephone lines refer to telephone lines connecting a customer's equipment (e.g., telephone set, facsimile machine) to the Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) and which have a dedicated port on a telephone exchange. Note that for most countries, main lines also include public payphones. Many countries also include ISDN channels in main (fixed) lines (see below ISDN and ADSL).
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