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Puerto Rico Communications 2019

SOURCE: 2019 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Puerto Rico Communications 2019
SOURCE: 2019 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on February 08, 2019

Telephones - fixed lines:
total subscriptions: 783,739 (2017 est.)
[see also: Telephones - fixed lines - total subscriptions country ranks ]
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 23 (2017 est.)
[see also: Telephones - fixed lines - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 81

Telephones - mobile cellular:
total subscriptions: 3,389,402 (2017 est.)
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular - total subscriptions country ranks ]
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 101 (2017 est.)
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 137

Telephone system:
general assessment: modern system integrated with that of the US by high-capacity submarine cable and Intelsat with high-speed data capability; havoc caused by the hurricane in 2017 has left the island lagging behind the mainland US both economically and technologically; competition among network operators helps with growth; availability of LTE coverage increasing to 90% (2016)
domestic: digital telephone system; mobile-cellular services; fixed-line 23 per 100 and mobile-cullular 101 per 100 subscriptions (2016)
international: country code - 1-787, 939; submarine cables provide connectivity to the US, Caribbean, Central and South America; satellite earth station - 1 Intelsat (2016)

Broadcast media:
more than 30 TV stations operating; cable TV subscription services are available; roughly 125 radio stations (2007)

Internet country code:
.pr

Internet users:
total: 2,873,895 (July 2016 est.)
[see also: Internet users - total country ranks ]
percent of population: 80.3% (July 2016 est.)
[see also: Internet users - percent of population country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 98

Broadband - fixed subscriptions:
total: 660,100 (2017 est.)
[see also: Broadband - fixed subscriptions - total country ranks ]
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 20 (2017 est.)
[see also: Broadband - fixed subscriptions - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 76

NOTE: 1) The information regarding Puerto Rico on this page is re-published from the 2019 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Puerto Rico Communications 2019 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Puerto Rico Communications 2019 should be addressed to the CIA.
2) The rank that you see is the CIA reported rank, which may habe the following issues:
  a) They assign increasing rank number, alphabetically for countries with the same value of the ranked item, whereas we assign them the same rank.
  b) The CIA sometimes assignes counterintuitive ranks. For example, it assigns unemployment rates in increasing order, whereas we rank them in decreasing order






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