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Mexico Communications 2011
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SOURCE: 2011 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


















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Page last updated on January 12, 2011

Telephones - main lines in use:
19.425 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 14
[see also: Telephones - main lines in use country ranks ]

Telephones - mobile cellular:
83.528 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 12
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular country ranks ]

Telephone system:
general assessment: adequate telephone service for business and government; improving quality and increasing mobile cellular availability, with mobile subscribers far outnumbering fixed-line subscribers; domestic satellite system with 120 earth stations; extensive microwave radio relay network; considerable use of fiber-optic cable and coaxial cable
domestic: despite the opening to competition in January 1997, Telmex remains dominant; Fixed-line teledensity is less than 20 per 100 persons; mobile-cellular teledensity reached 75 per 100 persons in 2009
international: country code - 52; Columbus-2 fiber-optic submarine cable with access to the US, Virgin Islands, Canary Islands, Spain, and Italy; the Americas Region Caribbean Ring System (ARCOS-1) and the MAYA-1 submarine cable system together provide access to Central America, parts of South America and the Caribbean, and the US; satellite earth stations - 120 (32 Intelsat, 2 Solidaridad (giving Mexico improved access to South America, Central America, and much of the US as well as enhancing domestic communications), 1 Panamsat, numerous Inmarsat mobile earth stations); linked to Central American Microwave System of trunk connections (2009)

Broadcast media:
large number of television stations and more than 1,400 radio stations, most are privately owned; the Televisa group once had a virtual monopoly in TV broadcasting, but new broadcasting groups and foreign satellite and cable operators are now available (2007)

Internet country code:
.mx

Internet hosts:
12.854 million (2010)
country comparison to the world: 9
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
31.02 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 12
[see also: Internet users country ranks ]


NOTE: The information regarding Mexico 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 Mexico Communications 2011 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Mexico Communications 2011 should be addressed to the CIA.



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