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Greece Telecommunications Profile 2017

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Telephones - main lines in usetotal subscriptions: 5,177,090
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 48 (July 2015 est.)
Telephones - mobile cellulartotal: 12.682 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 118 (July 2015 est.)
Telephone systemgeneral assessment: adequate, modern networks reach all areas; good mobile telephone and international service
domestic: microwave radio relay trunk system; extensive open-wire connections; submarine cable to offshore islands
international: country code - 30; landing point for the SEA-ME-WE-3 optical telecommunications submarine cable that provides links to Europe, Middle East, and Asia; a number of smaller submarine cables provide connectivity to various parts of Europe, the Middle East, and Cyprus; tropospheric scatter; satellite earth stations - 4 (2 Intelsat - 1 Atlantic Ocean and 1 Indian Ocean, 1 Eutelsat, and 1 Inmarsat - Indian Ocean region) (2015)
Broadcast mediaBroadcast media dominated by the private sector; roughly 150 private TV channels, about ten of which broadcast nationwide; 1 government-owned terrestrial TV channel with national coverage; 3 privately owned satellite channels; multi-channel satellite and cable TV services available; upwards of 1,500 radio stations, all of them privately owned; government-owned broadcaster has 2 national radio stations (2014)
Internet country code.gr
Internet userstotal: 7.202 million
percent of population: 66.8% (July 2015 est.)

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on July 9, 2017

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