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Portugal Communication
Telephones - main lines in use:
4,278,800 (2003)
Telephones - mobile cellular:
9,341,400 (2003)
Telephone system:
general assessment: Portugal's telephone system has achieved a state-of-the-art network with broadband, high-speed capabilities and a main line telephone density of 53%
domestic: integrated network of coaxial cables, open-wire, microwave radio relay, and domestic satellite earth stations
international: country code - 351; 6 submarine cables; satellite earth stations - 3 Intelsat (2 Atlantic Ocean and 1 Indian Ocean), NA Eutelsat; tropospheric scatter to Azores; note - an earth station for Inmarsat (Atlantic Ocean region) is planned
Radios:
3.02 million (1997)
Radio broadcast stations:
AM 47, FM 172 (many are repeaters), shortwave 2 (1998)
Televisions:
3.31 million (1997)
Television broadcast stations:
62 (plus 166 repeaters)
note: includes Azores and Madeira Islands (1995)
Internet country code:
.pt
Internet hosts:
346,078 (2004)
Internet users:
3.6 million (2002)
Internet Service Providers (ISPs):
16 (2000)
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