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Dominican Republic Communications 2016
https://allcountries.org/world_fact_book_2016/dominican_republic/dominican_republic_communications.html
SOURCE: 2016 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Dominican Republic Communications 2016
SOURCE: 2016 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on February 11, 2016

Telephones - fixed lines:
total subscriptions: 1.23 million
[see also: Telephones - fixed lines - total subscriptions country ranks ]
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 12 (2014 est.)
[see also: Telephones - fixed lines - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 68

Telephones - mobile cellular:
total: 8.3 million
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular - total country ranks ]
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 80 (2014 est.)
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 94

Telephone system:
general assessment: relatively efficient system based on island-wide microwave radio relay network
domestic: fixed-line teledensity is about 10 per 100 persons; multiple providers of mobile-cellular service with a subscribership of nearly 90 per 100 persons
international: country code - 1-809; landing point for the Americas Region Caribbean Ring System (ARCOS-1), Antillas 1, and the Fibralink submarine cables that provide links to South and Central America, parts of the Caribbean, and US; satellite earth station - 1 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean) (2011)

Broadcast media:
combination of state-owned and privately owned broadcast media; 1 state-owned TV network and a number of private TV networks; networks operate repeaters to extend signals throughout country; combination of state-owned and privately owned radio stations with more than 300 radio stations operating (2007)

Radio broadcast stations:
AM 120, FM 56, shortwave 4 (1998)

Television - broadcast stations:
25 (2003)

Internet country code:
.do

Internet hosts:
404,500 (2012)
country comparison to the world: 55
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
total: 5 million
[see also: Internet users - total country ranks ]
percent of population: 48.2% (2014 est.)
[see also: Internet users - percent of population country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 69


NOTE: The information regarding Dominican Republic 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 Dominican Republic Communications 2016 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Dominican Republic Communications 2016 should be addressed to the CIA.




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