Telecommunications in Honduras
Telecommunication in Honduras started in 1876 when the first telegraph was introduced, and continued development with the telephone in 1891, radio in 1928, television in 1959, Internet in the early 1990s and cellphones in 1996.
Radio in Honduras
The first radio in Honduras was Tropical Radio. Tropical Radio started operations in 1928.
Radios: 2.45 million (1997)
Hondutel, created in 1976, is the statal company that controls telephony in Honduras.
Telephones - main lines in use: 400,000 (2005) land lines.
In 1996, Celtel (now Tigo), the first cellular company in Honduras, started operations. In 2001, the second cellular company, Megatel (now called Claro) was started. Honducel started operations in 2007 and Digicel in 2008.
1,114,427 (2005) (About 60% belong to, http://www.tigo.hn and 40% to http://www.alo.hn ) Telephone system: Digital infrastructure, privatization of all services in December 2005.
international: satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean); connected to Central American Microwave System
Television in Honduras
The first TV Station in Honduras was Canal 5, it started operations in 1959.
Televisions: 570,000 (1997)
Internet in Honduras
Internet has been used in Honduras since 1990. Honduras is connected to World Wide Web by six submarine cables.
Internet Service Providers (ISPs): +100 (2005)
Internet users: 400,000 (2005)
Country code (Top-level domain): HN
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