Cape Verde

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Cape Verde Communications 2008

Telephones - main lines in use: 71,600 (2006)
Telephones - mobile cellular: 148,000 (2007)
Telephone system: general assessment: effective system, extensive modernization from 1996-2000 following partial privatization in 1995 domestic: major service provider is Cabo Verde Telecom (CVT); fiber-optic ring, completed in 2001, links all islands providing Internet access and ISDN services; cellular service introduced in 1998; broadband services launched in 2004 international: country code - 238; landing point for the Atlantis-2 fiber-optic transatlantic telephone cable that provides links to South America, Senegal, and Europe; HF radiotelephone to Senegal and Guinea-Bissau; satellite earth station - 1 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean) (2007)
Radio broadcast stations: AM 0, FM 22 (plus 12 repeaters), shortwave 0 (2001)
Television broadcast stations: 1 (plus 7 repeaters) (2001)
Internet country code: .cv
Internet hosts: 20 (2008)
Internet users: 37,000 (2007)

NOTE: The communications information regarding Cape Verde 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 Cape Verde Communications 2008 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Cape Verde Communications 2008 should be addressed to the CIA.