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Portugal - Communications (Facts)
Telephones - main lines in use: 4.231 million (2006)
Telephones - mobile cellular: 12.226 million (2006)
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; 6 submarine cables; satellite earth stations - 3 Intelsat (2 Atlantic Ocean and 1 Indian Ocean), NA Eutelsat; tropospheric scatter to Azores; note - an earth station for Inmarsat (Atlantic Ocean region) is planned (1998)
Radio broadcast stations: AM 47, FM 172 (many are repeaters), shortwave 2 (1998)
Television broadcast stations: 62 (plus 166 repeaters; includes Azores and Madeira Islands) (1995)
Internet country code: .pt
Internet hosts: 845,980 (2005)
Internet users: 3.213 million (2006)


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