Telephones – main lines in use: 51.232 million (2007)
country comparison to the world: 5

Telephones – mobile cellular: 107.339 million (2007)
country comparison to the world: 7

Telephone system: excellent domestic and international service
domestic: high level of modern technology and excellent service of every kind

International: country code – 81

Numerous submarine cables provide links throughout Asia, Australia, the Middle East, Europe, and US

Satellite earth stations – 5 Intelsat (4 Pacific Ocean and 1 Indian Ocean), 1 Intersputnik (Indian Ocean region), and 1 Inmarsat (Pacific and Indian Ocean regions

Radio broadcast stations: AM 215 (plus 370 repeaters), FM 89 (plus 485 repeaters), shortwave 21 (2001)

Television broadcast stations: 211 (plus 7,341 repeaters)
In addition, US Forces are served by 3 TV stations and 2 TV cable services (1999)

Internet country code: .jp
Internet hosts:   39.909 million (2008)
country comparison to the world: 2

Internet users: 88.11 million (2007)
country comparison to the world: 4

Ship sinks between S. Korea and Japan; 2 dead, 8 missing
Ships searching in wind-whipped waters between South Korea and Japan have picked up at least 14 of the 22 crew members from a cargo ship that sank early Wednesday.
Posted: January 24, 2023, 5:23 pm
Virgin Media gives advice to internet users to give them faster internet speeds for free
If your internet speeds are like watching a slug writhe its way through freshly laid tar, there's a simple yet effective trick to try out which could help send your broadband speeds into sixth gear.
Posted: January 24, 2023, 1:19 pm
Submarine Internet cable problem slows Vietnam’s international connectivity
The IA, with a total length of 6,800 kilometers, links Internet users in Vietnam, Singapore, the Philippines, Hong Kong, and Japan.
Posted: January 22, 2023, 6:54 am
China takes down ‘too ugly’ giant rabbit lantern after complaints from internet users
A giant rabbit lantern in the middle of a street in southwest China has been taken down after it drew widespread ridicule from internet users who called it “ugly”, “hideous” and “monster ...
Posted: January 21, 2023, 8:45 pm
Japan to lower COVID-19 to flu status, further easing rules
Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on Friday announced plans to downgrade the legal status of COVID-19 to the equivalent of seasonal influenza in the spring, a move that would further relax mask ...
Posted: January 20, 2023, 3:44 am
Chaewon de LE SSERAFIM Paired With a Rapper? The Agency Responds and Internet Users React
On January 18, the Japanese media “Shukan Bunshun”, which can be compared to “Dispatch” in South Korea, announced that Chaewon from LE SSERAFIM is in a relationship with former rapper A, showing a ...
Posted: January 18, 2023, 3:08 am
China’s internet users finding creative uses for ChatGPT
but users are finding ways round the problem The service is being used for everything from coding to fitness - and even to cheat in exams on Marxist theory Chinese internet users are finding ways ...
Posted: January 11, 2023, 5:17 pm
Viral Video Of Woman Working Out At Gym In Saree Leaves Internet Divided
A video of a woman working out at the gym in a saree is gaining traction on social media and leaving internet users impressed. The short clip was posted on Instagram by a user named Reena Singh ...
Posted: January 8, 2023, 3:23 am
South Korean e-Commerce Industry to 2026 - Mounting Penetration of Internet Users and Introduction of AI in Retail Drives Growth
DUBLIN, Jan. 3, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- The "South Korea e-Commerce Market: Insights & Forecast with Potential Impact of COVID-19 (2022-2026)" report has been added to's ...
Posted: January 3, 2023, 8:17 am
Central Coast internet users asked to report the quality of their access
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY, Calif. – San Luis Obispo and Ventura County residents are asked to self-report their internet speed and quality to improve access as part of a statewide initiative ...
Posted: January 2, 2023, 3:40 pm
Mobile internet users up by 12.5% in 2022 in Egypt: CAPMAS
The number of mobile internet users increased to 69.5 million, up from 61.8 million in the corresponding period of 2021. The number of cell phone subscribers declined by 2.3 percent to 99.1 ...
Posted: January 1, 2023, 5:50 am
12.5% increase in mobile internet users by October 2022
Fixed internet users reached 11.9 million by October 2022 against 11.1 million in the corresponding period, recording a 7.2 percent increase. USB Modem users went down from 2.9 million to 2.1 million, ...
Posted: January 1, 2023, 3:24 am