Communications in Honduras

Communications in Honduras

Honduran Communications

Telephones - main lines in use: 821,200 (2007)

Telephones - mobile cellular: 4.185 million (2007)

Telephone system: general assessment: telecommunications infrastructure is among the least developed in Latin America; fixed-line connections are limited; multiple providers of mobile-cellular services domestic: beginning in 2003, private sub-operators allowed to provide fixed-lines in order to expand telephone coverage; fixed-line teledensity has increased to about 10 per 100 persons; mobile-cellular telephone service has been increasing rapidly and subscribership in 2007 approached 60 per 100 persons international: country code - 504; landing point for both the Americas Region Caribbean Ring System (ARCOS-1) and the MAYA-1 fiber optic submarine cable system that together provide connectivity to South and Central America, parts of the Caribbean, and the US; satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean); connected to Central American Microwave System

Radio broadcast stations: AM 241, FM 53, shortwave 12 (1998)

Television broadcast stations: 11 (plus 17 repeaters) (1997)

Internet country code: .hn

Internet Service Providers (ISPs):

Internet users: 424,200 (2007)

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