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    Portugal Communications - 2004

      Telephones - main lines in use:
      4,354,600 (2002)

      Telephones - mobile cellular:
      8,528,900 (2002)

      Telephone system:
      general assessment: Portugal's telephone system has achieved a state-of-the-art network with broadband, high-speed capabilities and a main line telephone density of 53%
      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

      Radio broadcast stations:
      AM 47, FM 172 (many are repeaters), shortwave 2 (1998)

      Television broadcast stations:
      62 (plus 166 repeaters)
      note: includes Azores and Madeira Islands (1995)

      Internet country code:

      Internet hosts:
      164,711 (2002)

      Internet users:
      3.6 million (2002)

      NOTE: The information regarding Portugal on this page is re-published from the 2004 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Portugal Communications 2004 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Portugal Communications 2004 should be addressed to the CIA.

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