How many people have cell phones in Chile?
General assessment: privatization began in 1988; most advanced telecommunications infrastructure in South America; a modern system based on extensive microwave radio relay facilities; domestic satellite system with 3 earth stations
Domestic: number of fixed-line connections has stagnated in recent years as mobile-cellular usage continues to increase, reaching 130 telephones per 100 persons
International: country code - 56; landing points for the Pan American, South America-1, and South American Crossing/Latin America Nautilus submarine cables providing links to the US and to Central and South America; satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean)
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|Broadcast Media||National and local terrestrial TV channels, coupled with extensive cable TV networks; the state-owned Television Nacional de Chile (TVN) network is self-financed through commercial advertising revenues and is not under direct government control; a large number of privately owned TV stations; about 250 radio stations|