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Argentina Communications 2016
https://allcountries.org/world_fact_book_2016/argentina/argentina_communications.html
SOURCE: 2016 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Argentina Communications 2016
SOURCE: 2016 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on February 11, 2016

Telephones - fixed lines:
total subscriptions: 9.4 million
[see also: Telephones - fixed lines - total subscriptions country ranks ]
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 22 (2014 est.)
[see also: Telephones - fixed lines - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 21

Telephones - mobile cellular:
total: 66.4 million
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular - total country ranks ]
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 154 (2014 est.)
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 23

Telephone system:
general assessment: in 1998 Argentina opened its telecommunications market to competition and foreign investment encouraging the growth of modern telecommunications technology; fiber-optic cable trunk lines are being installed between all major cities; major networks are entirely digital and the availability of telephone service is improving
domestic: microwave radio relay, fiber-optic cable, and a domestic satellite system with 40 earth stations serve the trunk network; fixed-line teledensity is increasing gradually and mobile-cellular subscribership is increasing rapidly; broadband Internet services are gaining ground
international: country code - 54; landing point for the Atlantis-2, UNISUR, South America-1, and South American Crossing/Latin American Nautilus submarine cable systems that provide links to Europe, Africa, South and Central America, and US; satellite earth stations - 112; 2 international gateways near Buenos Aires (2011)

Broadcast media:
government owns a TV station and a radio network; more than 2 dozen TV stations and hundreds of privately owned radio stations; high rate of cable TV subscription usage (2007)

Radio broadcast stations:
AM 260, FM (probably more than 1,000, mostly unlicensed), shortwave 6 (1998)

Television - broadcast stations:
42 (plus 444 repeaters) (1997)

Internet country code:
.ar

Internet hosts:
11.232 million (2012)
country comparison to the world: 13
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
total: 25.7 million
[see also: Internet users - total country ranks ]
percent of population: 59.7% (2014 est.)
[see also: Internet users - percent of population country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 23


NOTE: The information regarding Argentina on this page is re-published from the 2016 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Argentina Communications 2016 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Argentina Communications 2016 should be addressed to the CIA.




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