Dominican Republic: Communication#

Telephones - fixed linestotal subscriptions: 1,304,968
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 12 (July 2015 est.)
Telephones - mobile cellulartotal: 8.797 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 84 (July 2015 est.)
Telephone systemgeneral assessment: relatively efficient system based on island-wide microwave radio relay network
domestic: fixed-line teledensity is about 10 per 100 persons; multiple providers of mobile-cellular service with a subscribership of nearly 85 per 100 persons
international: country code - 1-809; 1-829; 1-849; landing point for the Americas Region Caribbean Ring System (ARCOS-1), Antillas 1, AMX-1, and the Fibralink submarine cables that provide links to South and Central America, parts of the Caribbean, and US; satellite ear (2015)
Broadcast mediacombination of state-owned and privately owned broadcast media; 1 state-owned TV network and a number of private TV networks; networks operate repeaters to extend signals throughout country; combination of state-owned and privately owned radio stations wi (2015)
Internet country
Internet userstotal: 5.442 million
percent of population: 51.9% (July 2015 est.)