Telephones: The province's total switchboard capacity is over 13.3 million lines and the total capacity of the mobile telecommunicating network is over 10 million lines. The distant telecommunication within the province has finished the transfer from the electric cable to optical fiber cable. Optical fiber cable has reached all townships. Zhejiang Province also leads the country in the application of digital telecommunication, voice telecommunication service and intelligent telephones. By the end of 2000, there were 1.10 million Internet users and 33,000 customers of digital telecommunication. The coverage of telephones reached 41.6 sets per hundred persons, ranking the first in the whole country.
Radio and Television Stations: There are 12 provincial and city-level radio stations with 98 broadcasting programs; 12 provincial and city-level television stations with 107 broadcasting programs.