Japan: Communication#

Telephones - fixed linestotal subscriptions: 63,633,050
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 50 (July 2015 est.)
Telephones - mobile cellulartotal: 158.591 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 125 (July 2015 est.)
Telephone systemgeneral assessment: 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 - 7 Intelsat (Pacific and Indian Oceans), 1 Intersputnik (Indian Ocean region), 2 Inmarsat (Pacific and Indian (2012)
Broadcast mediaa mixture of public and commercial broadcast TV and radio stations; 6 national terrestrial TV networks including 1 public broadcaster; the large number of radio and TV stations available provide a wide range of choices; satellite and cable services provid (2012)
Internet country code.jp
Internet userstotal: 118.453 million
percent of population: 93.3% (July 2015 est.)