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Panama Telecommunications Profile 2017

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Telephones - main lines in usetotal subscriptions: 620,436
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 17 (July 2015 est.)
Telephones - mobile cellulartotal: 6.947 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 190 (July 2015 est.)
Telephone systemgeneral assessment: domestic and international facilities well-developed
domestic: mobile-cellular telephone subscribership has increased rapidly
international: country code - 507; landing point for the Americas Region Caribbean Ring System (ARCOS-1), the MAYA-1, and PAN-AM submarine cable systems that together provide links to the US and parts of the Caribbean, Central America, and South America; satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean); connected to the Central American Microwave System (2015)
Broadcast mediamultiple privately owned TV networks and a government-owned educational TV station; multi-channel cable and satellite TV subscription services are available; more than 100 commercial radio stations (2007)
Internet country code.pa
Internet userstotal: 1.873 million
percent of population: 51.2% (July 2015 est.)

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

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