Communications in Philippines

Communications in Philippines

Philippine Communications

Telephones - main lines in use: 3.633 million (2006)

Telephones - mobile cellular: 51.795 million (2007)

Telephone system: general assessment: good international radiotelephone and submarine cable services; domestic and interisland service adequate domestic: domestic satellite system with 11 earth stations; cellular communications now dominate the industry; combined fixed-line and mobile-cellular telephone density about 60 telephones per 100 persons international: country code - 63; a series of submarine cables together provide connectivity to Asia, US, the Middle East, and Europe; multiple international gateways (2007)

Radio broadcast stations: AM 381, FM 628, shortwave 4 (2007)

Television broadcast stations: 250 (plus 1,501 CATV networks) (2007)

Internet country code: .ph

Internet Service Providers (ISPs):

Internet users: 5.3 million (2007)

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