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Uruguay Communications

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Telephones - main lines in use: 850,000 (2000)
Telephones - mobile cellular: 300,000 (2000)
Telephone system: general assessment:  some modern facilities

domestic:  most modern facilities concentrated in Montevideo; new nationwide microwave radio relay network

international:  satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean)
Radio broadcast stations: AM 94, FM 115, shortwave 14 (seven are inactive) (1998)
Radios: 1.97 million (1997)
Television broadcast stations: 26 (plus ten low-power repeaters for the Montevideo station) (1997)
Televisions: 782,000 (1997)
Internet country code: .uy
Internet Service Providers (ISPs): 7 (2000)
Internet users: 300,000 (2000)


Countryfacts Information Courtesy: CIA Worldbook

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