Telecommunications in Djibouti

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



  • Main lines in use: 23,000 (2015)
  • Mobile/cellular: 312,000 (2015)

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

99,000 (2015)[2]

See also


  1. ^ Djibouti, from CIA - The World Factbook. Accessed February 2009.
  2. ^ [1] - The World Factbook
  • CIA Factbook on Djibouti

External links

  • GSM World page on Djibouti
  • PanAfriL10n page on Djibouti

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