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Italy Telecommunications Profile 2017

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Telephones - main lines in usetotal subscriptions: 20,236,305
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 33 (July 2015 est.)
Telephones - mobile cellulartotal: 92.52 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 150 (July 2015 est.)
Telephone systemgeneral assessment: modern, well-developed, fast; fully automated telephone, telex, and data services
domestic: high-capacity cable and microwave radio relay trunks
international: country code - 39; a series of submarine cables provide links to Asia, Middle East, Europe, North Africa, and US; satellite earth stations - 3 Intelsat (with a total of 5 antennas - 3 for Atlantic Ocean and 2 for Indian Ocean), 1 Inmarsat (Atlantic Ocean region), and NA Eutelsat (2015)
Broadcast mediatwo Italian media giants dominate - the publicly owned Radiotelevisione Italiana (RAI) with 3 national terrestrial stations and privately owned Mediaset with 3 national terrestrial stations; a large number of private stations and Sky Italia - a satellite TV network; RAI operates 3 AM/FM nationwide radio stations; about 1,300 commercial radio stations (2007)
Internet country code.it
Internet userstotal: 40.559 million
percent of population: 65.6% (July 2015 est.)

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

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