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    Brazil Communications - 2005

      Telephones - main lines in use:
      38.81 million (2002)

      Telephones - mobile cellular:
      46,373,300 (2003)

      Telephone system:
      general assessment: good working system
      domestic: extensive microwave radio relay system and a domestic satellite system with 64 earth stations
      international: country code - 55; 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 1,365, FM 296, shortwave 161 (of which 91 are collocated with AM stations) (1999)

      Television broadcast stations:
      138 (1997)

      Internet country code:

      Internet hosts:
      3,163,349 (2003)

      Internet users:
      14.3 million (2002)

      NOTE: The information regarding Brazil on this page is re-published from the 2005 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Brazil Communications 2005 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Brazil Communications 2005 should be addressed to the CIA.

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