Guatemala: Communication#

Telephones - fixed linestotal subscriptions: 1,718,851
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 12 (July 2015 est.)
Telephones - mobile cellulartotal: 18.121 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 121 (July 2015 est.)
Telephone systemgeneral assessment: fairly modern network centered in the city of Guatemala
domestic: state-owned telecommunications company privatized in the late 1990s opened the way for competition; fixed-line teledensity roughly 10 per 100 persons; fixed-line investments are being concentrated on improving rural connectivity; mobile-cellular teledensi
international: country code - 502; landing point for both the Americas Region Caribbean Ring System (ARCOS-1) and the SAM-1 fiber-optic submarine cable system that, together, provide connectivity to South and Central America, parts of the Caribbean, and the US; connecte (2015)
Broadcast media4 privately owned national terrestrial TV channels dominate TV broadcasting; multi-channel satellite and cable services are available; 1 government-owned radio station and hundreds of privately owned radio stations (2007)
Internet country
Internet userstotal: 4.043 million
percent of population: 27.1% (July 2015 est.)