Nicaragua



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Nicaragua Communications 2006

Telephones - main lines in use: 220,900 (2005)
Telephones - mobile cellular: 1.119 million (2005)
Telephone system: general assessment: inadequate system being upgraded by foreign investment domestic: low-capacity microwave radio relay and wire system being expanded; connected to Central American Microwave System international: country code - 505; satellite earth stations - 1 Intersputnik (Atlantic Ocean region) and 1 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean)
Radio broadcast stations: AM 63, FM 32, shortwave 1 (1998)
Television broadcast stations: 3 (plus seven low-power repeaters) (1997)
Internet country code: .ni
Internet hosts: 24,452 (2006)
Internet users: 140,000 (2005)

NOTE: The communications information regarding Nicaragua on this page is re-published from the 2006 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Nicaragua Communications 2006 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Nicaragua Communications 2006 should be addressed to the CIA.