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Philippines Telecommunications Profile 2018

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Telephones - main lines in usetotal subscriptions: 3,835,911
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 4 (July 2016 est.)
Telephones - mobile cellulartotal: 113 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 110 (July 2016 est.)
Telephone systemgeneral assessment: good international radiotelephone and submarine cable services; domestic and interisland service adequate
domestic: telecommunications infrastructure includes the following platforms: fixed line, mobile cellular, cable TV, over-the-air TV, radio and Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT), fiber-optic cable, and satellite for redundant international connectivity
international: country code - 63; a series of submarine cables together provide connectivity to the US, and to countries like Hong Kong, Guam, Singapore, Taiwan, Japan, Brunei, and Malaysia, among others; multiple international gateways (2016)
Broadcast mediamultiple national private TV and radio networks; multi-channel satellite and cable TV systems available; more than 400 TV stations; about 1,500 cable TV providers with more than 2 million subscribers, and some 1,400 radio stations; the Philippines adopted Japan’s Integrated Service Digital Broadcast – Terrestrial standard for digital terrestrial television in November 2013 and is scheduled to complete the switch from analog to digital broadcasting by the end of 2023 (2016)
Internet country code.ph
Internet userstotal: 56,956,436
percent of population: 55.5% (July 2016 est.)

Source: CIA World Factbook
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