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Brazil Communication
Telephones - main lines in use:
38.81 million (2002)
Telephones - mobile cellular:
46,373,300 (2003)
Telephone system:
general assessment: good working system
domestic: extensive microwave radio relay system and a domestic satellite system with 64 earth stations
international: country code - 55; 3 coaxial submarine cables; satellite earth stations - 3 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean), 1 Inmarsat (Atlantic Ocean region east), connected by microwave relay system to Mercosur Brazilsat B3 satellite earth station
Radios:
71 million (1997)
Radio broadcast stations:
AM 1,365, FM 296, shortwave 161 (of which 91 are collocated with AM stations) (1999)
Televisions:
36.5 million (1997)
Television broadcast stations:
138 (1997)
Internet country code:
.br
Internet hosts:
3,163,349 (2003)
Internet users:
14.3 million (2002)
Internet Service Providers (ISPs):
50 (2000)
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