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Dominican Republic Communications 2008

Telephones - main lines in use: 907,000 (2007)
Telephones - mobile cellular: 5.513 million (2007)
Telephone system: general assessment: relatively efficient system based on island-wide microwave radio relay network domestic: fixed telephone line density is about 10 per 100 persons; multiple providers of mobile cellular service with a subscribership of roughly 60 per 100 persons international: country code - 1-809; landing point for the Americas Region Caribbean Ring System (ARCOS-1) fiber-optic telecommunications submarine cable that provides links to South and Central America, parts of the Caribbean, and US; satellite earth station - 1 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean) (2007)
Radio broadcast stations: AM 120, FM 56, shortwave 4 (1998)
Television broadcast stations: 25 (2003)
Internet country code: .do
Internet hosts: 105,546 (2008)
Internet users: 1.677 million (2007)

NOTE: The communications information regarding Dominican Republic on this page is re-published from the 2008 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Dominican Republic Communications 2008 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Dominican Republic Communications 2008 should be addressed to the CIA.