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World > North America > Costa Rica > Communications (Facts)

Costa Rica - Communications (Facts)
Telephones - main lines in use: 1.351 million (2006)
Telephones - mobile cellular: 1.444 million (2006)
Telephone system: general assessment: the parastatal monopoly provides good domestic telephone service in terms of breadth of coverage; restricted cellular telephone service
domestic: point-to-point and point-to-multi-point microwave, fiber-optic, and coaxial cable link rural areas; Internet service is available
international: country code - 506; connected to Central American Microwave System; satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean); 2 submarine cables (2006)
Radio broadcast stations: AM 65, FM 51, shortwave 19 (2002)
Television broadcast stations: 20 (plus 43 repeaters) (2002)
Internet country code: .cr
Internet hosts: 12,751 (2006)
Internet users: 1.214 million (2006)


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