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Ecuador:
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Telephones - main lines in use
Definition - World rank and map
1.754 million (2006)
Telephones - main lines in use per 1,000 people
Definition - World rank and map
125.9 (2006)
Telephones - mobile cellular
Definition - World rank and map
10.086 million (2007)
Telephones - mobile cellular subscribers per 1,000 people
Definition - World rank and map
724.2 (2007)
Telephone system
Definition
general assessment: generally elementary but being expanded
domestic: fixed-line services provided by three state-owned enterprises; plans to transfer the state-owned operators to private ownership have repeatedly failed; fixed-line density stands at about 13 per 100 persons; mobile cellular use has surged and has a subscribership of nearly 65 per 100 persons
international: country code - 593; landing point for the PAN-AM submarine telecommunications cable that provides links to the west coast of South America, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, and extending onward to Aruba and the US Virgin Islands in the Caribbean; satellite earth station - 1 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean) (2007)
Radio broadcast stations
Definition
AM 392, FM 35, shortwave 29 (2001)
Television broadcast stations
Definition
7 (plus 14 repeaters) (2000)
Internet country code
Definition
.ec
Internet hosts
Definition - World rank and map
28,420 (2007)
Internet hosts per 1,000 people
Definition - World rank and map
2 (2007)
Internet users
Definition - World rank and map
1.549 million (2006)
Internet users per 1,000 people
Definition - World rank and map
111.2 (2006)
Airports
Definition - World rank and map
406 (2007)
Airports - with paved runways
Definition
total: 104
over 3,047 m: 4
2,438 to 3,047 m: 3
1,524 to 2,437 m: 17
914 to 1,523 m: 26
under 914 m: 54 (2007)
Airports - with unpaved runways
Definition
total: 302
914 to 1,523 m: 34
under 914 m: 268 (2007)
Heliports
Definition
1 (2007)
Pipelines
Definition
extra heavy crude oil 578 km; gas 71 km; oil 1,389 km; refined products 1,185 km (2007)
Railways
Definition - World rank and map
total: 966 km
narrow gauge: 966 km 1.067-m gauge (2006)
Roadways
Definition - World rank and map
total: 43,197 km
paved: 6,467 km
unpaved: 36,730 km (2004)
Waterways
Definition
1,500 km (most inaccessible) (2006)
Merchant marine
Definition - World rank and map
total: 35 ships (1000 GRT or over) 197,047 GRT/314,448 DWT
by type: cargo 1, chemical tanker 1, liquefied gas 1, passenger 8, petroleum tanker 23, specialized tanker 1
foreign-owned: 1 (US 1)
registered in other countries: 4 (China 1, Panama 3) (2008)
Ports and terminals
Definition
Esmeraldas, Guayaquil, Manta, Puerto Bolivar


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