World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article
 

Telecommunications in Chile

The technical regulator of communications in Chile is the Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications, through the Undersecretariat of Telecommunications (Subtel).

Contents

  • Telephone 1
  • Radio 2
  • Television 3
  • Internet 4
  • Other technical details 5
  • References 6

Telephone

  • Main lines in use: 3.379 million (2007)[1]
  • Mobile cellular: 24.130.754 (2012) (devices)
    • Pre-paid: 17.283.257
    • Post-paid: 6.847.497 [2]
  • System: privatization began in 1988; advanced telecommunications infrastructure; modern system based on extensive microwave radio relay facilities; fixed-line connections have dropped in recent years as mobile-cellular usage continues to increase, reaching a level of 85 telephones per 100 persons[1]
    • Domestic: extensive microwave radio relay links; domestic satellite system with 3 earth stations
    • international: country code - 56; submarine cables provide links to the US and to Central and South America; satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean) (2007)

Radio

  • Broadcast stations: 1,490 (175 AM; 1,315 FM) (2006)[3]

Television

Internet

  • Internet hosts: 847,215 (2008)[1]
  • Internet users: 5.57 million (2007)[1]
  • Internet mobile users: 4.921.587[2]
  • Internet country code: .cl[1]

Other technical details

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f
  2. ^ a b
  3. ^ Compendio Estadístico 2006, INE.
  4. ^ Articulo 2012, Cambio21.
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 



Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from World eBook Fair are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.