Telecommunications in Nicaragua
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Telephones - main lines in use: 287,600 (2011)
Telephones - mobile cellular: 4.822 million (2011)
Telephone system: Very modern, 90% digital system, 10% analog. Extensive national fiber-optic network; also connected to Central American Microwave System. Local Number Portability to be implemented in near future.
domestic: Fiber optic, wire and microwave radio relay
international: satellite earth stations - 1 Intersputnik (Atlantic Ocean region) and 1 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean)
Radios: 1.24 million (1997)
Television broadcast stations: 10 (plus seven low-power repeaters) (2004)
Televisions: 320,000 (1997)
Internet Service Providers (ISPs): 5 (1999). Cable internet in widespread use. DSL and WAP available in major cities.
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