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Uruguay Communications 2016
https://allcountries.org/world_fact_book_2016/uruguay/uruguay_communications.html
SOURCE: 2016 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











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


Page last updated on February 25, 2016

Telephones - fixed lines:
total subscriptions: 1.08 million
[see also: Telephones - fixed lines - total subscriptions country ranks ]
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 32 (2014 est.)
[see also: Telephones - fixed lines - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 75

Telephones - mobile cellular:
total: 5.5 million
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular - total country ranks ]
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 165 (2014 est.)
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 112

Telephone system:
general assessment: fully digitalized
domestic: most modern facilities concentrated in Montevideo; nationwide microwave radio relay network; overall fixed-line and mobile-cellular teledensity has reached 170 telephones per 100 persons
international: country code - 598; the UNISOR submarine cable system provides direct connectivity to Brazil and Argentina; satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean) (2011)

Broadcast media:
mixture of privately owned and state-run broadcast media; more than 100 commercial radio stations and about 20 TV channels; cable TV is available; many community radio and TV stations; adopted the hybrid Japanese/Brazilian HDTV standard (ISDB-T) in December 2010 (2010)

Radio broadcast stations:
AM 93, FM 191, shortwave 7 (2005)

Television - broadcast stations:
62 (2005)

Internet country code:
.uy

Internet hosts:
1.036 million (2012)
country comparison to the world: 45
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
total: 2 million
[see also: Internet users - total country ranks ]
percent of population: 59.0% (2014 est.)
[see also: Internet users - percent of population country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 99


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




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