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Philippines Communications
 
 
 

Telephones - main lines in use:
3,310,900 (2002)

Telephones - mobile cellular:
15.201 million (2002)

Telephone system:
general assessment: good international radiotelephone and submarine cable services; domestic and inter-island service adequate
domestic: domestic satellite system with 11 earth stations
international: country code - 63; 9 international gateways; satellite earth stations - 3 Intelsat (1 Indian Ocean and 2 Pacific Ocean); submarine cables to Hong Kong, Guam, Singapore, Taiwan, and Japan

Radio broadcast stations:
AM 369, FM 583, shortwave 5
note : each shortwave station operates on multiple frequencies in the language of the target audience (2004)

Television broadcast stations:
225; note - 1373 CATV networks (2004)

Internet country code:
.ph

Internet hosts:
38,440 (2002))

Internet users:
3.5 million (2002)