- Telecommunications in Peru
The technical regulator of communications in Peru is the Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications, through the Organismo Supervisor de la Inversión Privada en Telecomunicaciones (OSIPTEL).
- Main fixed lines in use: 3,413,849 (March 2009).
- Main mobile lines in use: 21,874,216 (March 2009).
- System: privatization began in 1994; adequate for most requirements. Fixed-line teledensity is about 10 per 100 persons; mobile-cellular teledensity, spurred by competition among multiple providers, has increased to about 55 telephones per 100 persons; nationwide microwave radio relay system and a domestic satellite system with 12 earth stations.
- International: country code - 51; the South America-1 (SAm1) and Pan American (PAN-AM) submarine cable systems provide links to parts of Central and South America, the Caribbean, and US; satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean)
- Broadcast stations: AM 472, FM 198, shortwave 189 (1999)
- Radios: 24 million (2005)
- Broadcast stations: 105 (plus 493 repeaters) (1999)
- Televisions: 3.4 million (2005)
- Pay television subscribers: 830,578 (2008)
- Broadcast television system: NTSC
- Internet Service Providers (ISPs): 158 (2005)
- Internet hosts: 271,745 (2008)
- Internet users: 7,636,400 million (2007)
- Internet subscribers: 707,048 (2008)
- Internet country code: .pe
Other technical details
- ^ OSIPTEL - Organismo Regulador de las Telecomunicaciones del Perú, Líneas telefónicas instaladas por empresa, http://www.osiptel.gob.pe/InfoEstadistica/TelefoniaFija/fija_c2.1_trim1_2009.xls
- ^ OSIPTEL - Organismo Regulador de las Telecomunicaciones del Perú, Líneas telefónicas instaladas por empresa, http://www.osiptel.gob.pe/InfoEstadistica/movil/movil_C3.1_trim1_2009.xls
- ^ a b c d CIA World Factbook.
- ^ OSIPTEL - Organismo Regulador de las Telecomunicaciones del Perú, Suscriptores de TV paga por empresa
- ^ Latin American Internet Usage and Population Statistics
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