Arab World

 

01. Morocco > Communication and Media


NEWSPAPERS

Daily newspapers include the Arabic Al-Anbaa, the French language Le Matin ( http://www.lematin.ma), and the Arabic Assabah ( http://www.assabah.press.ma). Morocco's official press agency is Maghreb Arab Presse.

BROADCASTING

Morocco's state television station is Radio-Television Marocaine (RTM) ( http://www.rtm.ma/). In addition, there is the French Medi-1 which also provides radio broadcasts.

TELECOMMUNICATIONS

All main towns have telegraph, telephone and postal facilities. Direct dial facilities link overseas offices and markets. International telex and cable lines are available. In 2006, there were 1.266 million mainline telephones in use, and 16.005 million mobile phones.

Around 6.1 million Moroccans are connected to the internet through over 137,000 internet hosts, according to 2007 figures.




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