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Uruguay Telecommunications Profile 2018

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Telephones - main lines in usetotal subscriptions: 1,113,566
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 33 (July 2016 est.)
Telephones - mobile cellulartotal: 5,116,736
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 153 (July 2016 est.)
Telephone systemgeneral assessment: fully digitalized
domestic: most modern facilities concentrated in Montevideo; nationwide microwave radio relay network; overall fixed-line and mobile-cellular teledensity over 185 telephones per 100 persons
international: country code - 598; the UNISOR submarine cable system provides direct connectivity to Brazil and Argentina; satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean) (2016)
Broadcast mediamixture of privately owned and state-run broadcast media; more than 100 commercial radio stations and about 20 TV channels; cable TV is available; many community radio and TV stations; adopted the hybrid Japanese/Brazilian HDTV standard (ISDB-T) in December 2010 (2010)
Internet country code.uy
Internet userstotal: 2,225,075
percent of population: 66.4% (July 2016 est.)

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

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