Ireland: Communication#

Telephones - fixed linestotal subscriptions: 1,932,059
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 39 (July 2015 est.)
Telephones - mobile cellulartotal: 4.902 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 100 (July 2015 est.)
Telephone systemgeneral assessment: modern digital system using cable and microwave radio relay
domestic: system privatized but dominated by former state monopoly operator; increasing levels of broadband access particularly in urban areas
international: country code - 353; landing point for the Hibernia-Atlantic submarine cable with links to the US, Canada, and UK; satellite earth stations - 81 (2014)
Broadcast mediapublicly owned broadcaster Radio Telefis Eireann (RTE) operates 2 TV stations; commercial TV stations are available; about 75% of households utilize multi-channel satellite and TV services that provide access to a wide range of stations; RTE operates 4 na (2014)
Internet country
Internet userstotal: 3.92 million
percent of population: 80.1% (July 2015 est.)