Communications in El Salvador

Telecommunications in El Salvador are centered primarily around the capital, San Salvador. More than one television network exists in El Salvador: The Telecorporación Salvadoreña, or TCS, consists of 4 (2, 4, 6, 35) television stations in El Salvador. Other small chains of television networks operate in the west side and east side of the country. Other broadcasting TV stations are

Telephones - fixed lines in service: 929,100 (June 2005)

Telephones - mobile cellular: 6,555,000 (January 2007) - This year the number of mobile phones exceeded the country's population giving the country a 1.15 per capita for cellphones

Telephone system:
domestic: nationwide microwave radio relay system
international: satellite earth station - 1 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean); connected to Central American Microwave System

Radio broadcast stations: AM 52, FM 144, shortwave 1 (2004)

Radios: 5.75 million (1997)

Television broadcast stations: 98 (2005)

Televisions: 5,900,881 (2005)

Internet Service Providers (ISPs): 11 (early 2005)

Country code (Top level domain): SV


External links

  • General Telecomunications Office in El Salvador
  • Instructions on how to send SMS to El Salvador
  • GSM Cell Phone Networks in El Salvador

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