Communications in Portugal

Communications in Portugal

Portuguese Communications

Telephones - main lines in use: 4.139 million (2007)

Telephones - mobile cellular: 13.413 million (2007)

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; a combination of submarine cables provide connectivity to Europe, North and East Africa, South Africa, the Middle East, Asia, and the US; satellite earth stations - 3 Intelsat (2 Atlantic Ocean and 1 Indian Ocean), NA Eutelsat; tropospheric scatter to Azores (1998)

Radio broadcast stations: AM 2, FM 63, shortwave 1 (2008)

Television broadcast stations: 42 (2008)

Internet country code: .pt

Internet Service Providers (ISPs):

Internet users: 3.549 million (2007)

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