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Uruguay Communications 2014

SOURCE: 2014 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Uruguay Communications 2014
SOURCE: 2014 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on January 31, 2014

Telephones - main lines in use:
1.01 million (2012)
country comparison to the world: 76
[see also: Telephones - main lines in use country ranks ]

Telephones - mobile cellular:
5 million (2012)
country comparison to the world: 111
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular country ranks ]

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)

Internet country code:
.uy

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

Internet users:
1.405 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 86
[see also: Internet users country ranks ]


NOTE: 1) The information regarding Uruguay on this page is re-published from the 2014 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Uruguay Communications 2014 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Uruguay Communications 2014 should be addressed to the CIA.
2) The rank that you see is the CIA reported rank, which may habe the following issues:
  a) They assign increasing rank number, alphabetically for countries with the same value of the ranked item, whereas we assign them the same rank.
  b) The CIA sometimes assignes counterintuitive ranks. For example, it assigns unemployment rates in increasing order, whereas we rank them in decreasing order






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