- Communications in Chile
The technical regulator of communications in Chile is the Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications, through the Undersecretariat of Telecommunications (Subtel).
*Main lines in use: 3.326 million (2006)cite web
*Mobile cellular: 12.451 million (2006)
*System: privatization began in 1988; advanced telecommunications infrastructure; modern system based on extensive microwave radio relay facilities; fixed-line connections have dropped in recent years as mobile-cellular usage continues to increase, reaching a level of 75 telephones per 100 persons
**Domestic: extensive microwave radio relay links; domestic satellite system with 3 earth stations
**international: country code - 56; submarine cables provide links to the US and to Central and South America; satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean) (2007)
*Broadcast stations: 1,490 (175 AM; 1,315
FM) (2006) [http://www.ine.cl/canales/publicaciones/compendio_estadistico/pdf/2006/compendio2006.pdf Compendio Estadístico 2006] , INE.]
Other technical details
Voltage: 220 volts AC, 50 HzFact|date=March 2008
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