Number of fixed lines reached 32.0 mil in 2018 in Russia, according to World Bank. This is the same as in the previous year.
Historically, number of fixed lines in Russia reached an all time high of 45.5 mil in 2008 and an all time low of 5.90 mil in 1975. When compared to Russia's main peers, number of fixed lines in China amounted to 182 mil, 43.0 mil in Germany, 63.4 mil in Japan and 117 mil in USA in 2018.
Russia has been ranked 10th within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of number of fixed lines, 3 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Telephone lines are fixed telephone lines that connect a subscriber's terminal equipment to the public switched telephone network and that have a port on a telephone exchange.