Cabo Verde: Communication#

Telephones - fixed linestotal subscriptions: 58,456
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 11 (July 2015 est.)
Telephones - mobile cellulartotal: 646,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 118 (July 2015 est.)
Telephone systemgeneral assessment: effective system, extensive modernization from 1996-2000 following partial privatization in 1995
domestic: major service provider is Cabo Verde Telecom; 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) (2015)
Broadcast mediastate-run TV and radio broadcast network plus a growing number of private broadcasters; Portuguese public TV and radio services for Africa are available; transmissions of a few international broadcasters are available (2007)
Internet country
Internet userstotal: 235,000
percent of population: 43% (July 2015 est.)