Communications in Ecuador

Communications in Ecuador

Ecuadorian Communications

Telephones - main lines in use: 1.805 million (2007)

Telephones - mobile cellular: 10.086 million (2007)

Telephone system: general assessment: generally elementary but being expanded domestic: fixed-line services provided by three state-owned enterprises; plans to transfer the state-owned operators to private ownership have repeatedly failed; fixed-line density stands at about 13 per 100 persons; mobile cellular use has surged and has a subscribership of nearly 75 per 100 persons international: country code - 593; landing point for the PAN-AM submarine telecommunications cable that provides links to the west coast of South America, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, and extending onward to Aruba and the US Virgin Islands in the Caribbean; satellite earth station - 1 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean) (2007)

Radio broadcast stations: AM 392, FM 35, shortwave 29 (2001)

Television broadcast stations: 7 (plus 14 repeaters) (2000)

Internet country code: .ec

Internet Service Providers (ISPs):

Internet users: 1.549 million (2006)

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