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Portugal Communications 2011
https://theodora.com/wfb2011/portugal/portugal_communications.html
SOURCE: 2011 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


















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Page last updated on January 12, 2011

Telephones - main lines in use:
4.049 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 39
[see also: Telephones - main lines in use country ranks ]

Telephones - mobile cellular:
15.178 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 48
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular country ranks ]

Telephone system:
general assessment: Portugal's telephone system has a state-of-the-art network with broadband, high-speed capabilities
domestic: integrated network of coaxial cables, open-wire, microwave radio relay, and domestic satellite earth stations
international: country code - 351; a combination of submarine cables provide connectivity to Europe, North and East Africa, South Africa, the Middle East, Asia, and the US; satellite earth stations - 3 Intelsat (2 Atlantic Ocean and 1 Indian Ocean), NA Eutelsat; tropospheric scatter to Azores (2008)

Broadcast media:
the publicly-owned TV broadcaster operates 2 domestic channels and external service channels to Africa; overall, roughly 40 domestic TV stations; viewers have widespread access to international broadcasters with more than half of all households connected to multi-channel cable or satellite TV systems; publicly-owned radio operates 3 national networks and provides regional and external services; several privately-owned national radio stations and some 300 regional and local commercial radio stations (2008)

Internet country code:
.pt

Internet hosts:
3.267 million (2010)
country comparison to the world: 28
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
5.168 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 45
[see also: Internet users country ranks ]


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



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