Communications in Brazil


Communications in Brazil

Telephones - main lines in use:19 million (1997)39 million (2005)

Telephones - mobile cellular:4 million (1997)80 million (2005)110,000,000(2007)

Telephone system:good working system
"domestic:"extensive microwave radio relay system and a domestic satellite system with 64 earth stations
"international:"3 coaxial submarine cables; satellite earth stations - 3 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean), 1 Inmarsat (Atlantic Ocean region east), connected by microwave relay system to MERCOSUR Brazilsat B3 satellite earth station

Radio broadcast stations:AM 1,551, FM 2,620, shortwave 134 (as of June 30, 2003)

Radios:71 million (1997)87,8% of the households (2003 - IBGE)

Television broadcast stations:332 originating stations (plus 6,119 repeater stations) (2005)

Televisions:90.3% of the households (2003).

Internet Service Providers (ISPs):197 (1999)

Internet Users:19,311,854 (2004)

Country Code: BR

----See Also:
* History
* Geography
* Demographics
* Politics
* Economy
* Transportation
* Military
* Foreign relations

:"See also :" Brazil


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