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Mexico Telecommunications Profile

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Telephones - main lines in use
total subscriptions: 22,471,647
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 17.65 (2019 est.)
Telephones - mobile cellular
total subscriptions: 121,117,720
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 95.13 (2019 est.)
Broadcast media
telecom reform in 2013 enabled the creation of new broadcast television channels after decades of a quasi-monopoly; Mexico has 821 TV stations and 1,745 radio stations and most are privately owned; the Televisa group once had a virtual monopoly in TV broadcasting, but new broadcasting groups and foreign satellite and cable operators are now available; in 2016, Mexico became the first country in Latin America to complete the transition from analog to digital transmissions, allowing for better image and audio quality and a wider selection of programming from networks
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Internet users
total: 82,843,369
percent of population: 65.77% (July 2018 est.)
Broadband - fixed subscriptions
total: 18,359,028
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 15 (2018 est.)

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on Friday, November 27, 2020

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