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Chile Communications 2011
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SOURCE: 2011 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


















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Telephones - main lines in use:
3.575 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 43
[see also: Telephones - main lines in use country ranks ]

Telephones - mobile cellular:
16.45 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 44
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular country ranks ]

Telephone system:
general assessment: privatization begun in 1988; most advanced telecommunications infrastructure in South America; modern system based on extensive microwave radio relay facilities; domestic satellite system with 3 earth stations
domestic: number of fixed-line connections have stagnated in recent years as mobile-cellular usage continues to increase, reaching a level of 100 telephones per 100 persons
international: country code - 56; landing points for the Pan American, South America-1, and South American Crossing/Latin America Nautilius submarine cables providing links to the US and to Central and South America; satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean) (2009)

Broadcast media:
national and local terrestrial television channels, coupled with extensive cable TV networks; the state-owned Television Nacional de Chile (TVN) network is self-financed through commercial advertising revenues and is not under direct government control; large number of privately-owned TV stations; about 250 radio stations (2007)

Internet country code:
.cl

Internet hosts:
1.056 million (2010)
country comparison to the world: 43
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
7.009 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 39
[see also: Internet users country ranks ]


NOTE: The information regarding Chile on this page is re-published from the 2011 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Chile Communications 2011 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Chile Communications 2011 should be addressed to the CIA.



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