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Ecuador Communications 2011
https://theodora.com/wfb2011/ecuador/ecuador_communications.html
SOURCE: 2011 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


















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Telephones - main lines in use:
2.004 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 56
[see also: Telephones - main lines in use country ranks ]

Telephones - mobile cellular:
13.635 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 52
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular country ranks ]

Telephone system:
general assessment: generally elementary but being expanded
domestic: fixed-line services provided by multiple telecommunications operators; fixed-line teledensity stands at about 14 per 100 persons; mobile-cellular use has surged and subscribership reached about 95 per 100 persons in 2009
international: country code - 593; landing points for the PAN-AM and South America-1 submarine cables that provide links to the west coast of South America, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, and extending onward to Aruba and the US Virgin Islands in the Caribbean; satellite earth station - 1 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean) (2009)

Broadcast media:
private broadcast media dominate; all stations are privately-owned except for 1 government-controlled station; multiple television networks, a number of national TV channels, and a large number of local channels; more than 400 radio stations; broadcast media required by law to give the government free air time to broadcast programs produced by the state (2007)

Internet country code:
.ec

Internet hosts:
67,975 (2010)
country comparison to the world: 83
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
3.352 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 64
[see also: Internet users country ranks ]


NOTE: The information regarding Ecuador on this page is re-published from the 2011 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Ecuador Communications 2011 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Ecuador Communications 2011 should be addressed to the CIA.



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