Communications in Nicaragua


Communications in Nicaragua

Telephones - main lines in use:220,900 (2005)

Telephones - mobile cellular:1.119 million (2005)
*547,000 served by Claro
*329,200 served by Movistar [ [http://www2.noticiasdot.com/publicaciones/2005/0805/1108/noticias/noticias_110805-03.htm América Móvil gana el pulso a Movistar en América Latina ] ]

Telephone system:Very modern, 90% digital system, 10% analog. Extensive national fiber-optic network; also connected to Central American Microwave System. Local Number Portability to be implemented in near future.
"domestic:"Fiber optic, wire and microwave radio relay
"international:"
satellite earth stations - 1 Intersputnik (Atlantic Ocean region) and 1 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean)

Radio broadcast stations:AM 50, FM 100, shortwave 1 (2004)

Radios:1.24 million (1997)

Television broadcast stations:10 (plus seven low-power repeaters) (2004)

Televisions:320,000 (1997)

Internet Service Providers (ISPs):5 (1999). Cable internet in widespread use. DSL and WAP available in major cities.

Country code (Top level domain):
*.NI

ee also

*Nicaragua

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