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Mexico Communications 2007
https://allcountries.org/wfb2007/mexico/mexico_communications.html
SOURCE: 2007 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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Telephones - main lines in use:
19.861 million (2006)

Telephones - mobile cellular:
57.016 million (2006)

Telephone system:
general assessment: low telephone density with about 18 main lines per 100 persons; privatized in December 1990; the opening to competition in January 1997 improved prospects for development, but Telmex remains dominant
domestic: adequate telephone service for business and government, but the population is poorly served; mobile subscribers far outnumber fixed-line subscribers; domestic satellite system with 120 earth stations; extensive microwave radio relay network; considerable use of fiber-optic cable and coaxial cable
international: country code - 52; satellite earth stations - 32 Intelsat, 2 Solidaridad (giving Mexico improved access to South America, Central America, and much of the US as well as enhancing domestic communications), 1 Panamsat, numerous Inmarsat mobile earth stations; linked to Central American Microwave System of trunk connections; high capacity Columbus-2 fiber-optic submarine cable with access to the US, Virgin Islands, Canary Islands, Morocco, Spain, and Italy (2005)

Radio broadcast stations:
AM 850, FM 545, shortwave 15 (2003)

Television broadcast stations:
236 (plus repeaters) (1997)

Internet country code:
.mx

Internet hosts:
7.629 million (2007)

Internet users:
22 million (2006)


NOTE: The information regarding Mexico on this page is re-published from the 2007 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Mexico Communications 2007 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Mexico Communications 2007 should be addressed to the CIA.



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