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Telecommunications in Cape Verde

Communications in Cape Verde.

Telephones - main lines in use: 72 764 (2011)

Telephones - mobile cellular: 496 900 (2011)

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 (and 12 repeaters), shortwave 0 (2002)

Television broadcast stations: 5 (and 7 repeaters) (2008)

Internet Service Providers (ISPs): 3 (2008)

Internet Users: 150 000 (2011)

Internet Hosts: 7 308 (2007)

Country code: CV

See also

External links

  • GSM World page on Cape Verde
  • PanAfriL10n page on Cape Verde
  • Operator receives third ISP licence in Cape Verde
  • Third of population owns cell phone, Internet has few subscribers

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