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Portugal Communications 2007
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SOURCE: 2007 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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Telephones - main lines in use:
4.231 million (2006)

Telephones - mobile cellular:
12.226 million (2006)

Telephone system:
general assessment: Portugal's telephone system has achieved 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; 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 (1998)

Radio broadcast stations:
AM 47, FM 172 (many are repeaters), shortwave 2 (1998)

Television broadcast stations:
62 (plus 166 repeaters; includes Azores and Madeira Islands) (1995)

Internet country code:
.pt

Internet hosts:
836,616 (2007)

Internet users:
3.213 million (2006)


NOTE: The information regarding Portugal on this page is re-published from the 2007 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Portugal Communications 2007 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Portugal Communications 2007 should be addressed to the CIA.



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