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Dominican Republic Telecommunications Profile 2018

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Telephones - main lines in usetotal subscriptions: 1,345,091
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 13 (July 2016 est.)
Telephones - mobile cellulartotal: 8,708,131
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 82 (July 2016 est.)
Telephone systemgeneral assessment: relatively efficient system based on island-wide microwave radio relay network
domestic: fixed-line teledensity is about 13 per 100 persons; multiple providers of mobile-cellular service with a subscribership of over 80 per 100 persons
international: country code - 1-809; 1-829; 1-849; landing point for the Americas Region Caribbean Ring System (ARCOS-1), Antillas 1, AMX-1, and the Fibralink submarine cables that provide links to South and Central America, parts of the Caribbean, and US; satellite earth station - 1 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean) (2016)
Broadcast mediacombination of state-owned and privately owned broadcast media; 1 state-owned TV network and a number of private TV networks; networks operate repeaters to extend signals throughout country; combination of state-owned and privately owned radio stations with more than 300 radio stations operating (2015)
Internet country code.do
Internet userstotal: 6,504,998
percent of population: 61.3% (July 2016 est.)

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on January 20, 2018

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