Portugal: Communication#

Telephones - fixed linestotal subscriptions: 4,682,997
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 43 (July 2015 est.)
Telephones - mobile cellulartotal: 11.715 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 108 (July 2015 est.)
Telephone systemgeneral assessment: Portugal's telephone system has a state-of-the-art network with broadband, high-speed capabilities
domestic: integrated network of coaxial cables, open-wire, microwave radio relay, and domestic satellite earth stations
international: country code - 351; a combination of submarine cables provide connectivity to Europe, North and East Africa, South Africa, the Middle East, Asia, and the US; satellite earth stations - 3 Intelsat (2 Atlantic Ocean and 1 Indian Ocean), NA Eutelsat; troposp (2015)
Broadcast mediaRadio e Televisao de Portugal (RTP), the publicly owned TV broadcaster, operates 2 domestic channels and external service channels to Africa; overall, roughly 40 domestic TV stations; viewers have widespread access to international broadcasters with more (2008)
Internet country code.pt
Internet userstotal: 7.43 million
percent of population: 68.6% (July 2015 est.)