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Telephones - main lines in use
Definition - World rank and map
708,400 (2006)
Telephones - main lines in use per 1,000 people
Definition - World rank and map
92.7 (2006)
Telephones - mobile cellular
Definition - World rank and map
2.241 million (2006)
Telephones - mobile cellular subscribers per 1,000 people
Definition - World rank and map
293.4 (2006)
Telephone system
Definition
general assessment: inadequate system
domestic: beginning in 2003, private sub-operators allowed to provide fixed-lines in order to expand telephone coverage; fixed-line teledensity has increased to about 10 per 100 persons; mobile-cellular telephone service has been increasing rapidly and subscribership in 2006 exceeded 30 per 100 persons
international: country code - 504; landing point for both the Americas Region Caribbean Ring System (ARCOS-1) and the MAYA-1 fiber optic submarine cable system that together provide connectivity to South and Central America, parts of the Caribbean, and the US; satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean); connected to Central American Microwave System
Radio broadcast stations
Definition
AM 241, FM 53, shortwave 12 (1998)
Television broadcast stations
Definition
11 (plus 17 repeaters) (1997)
Internet country code
Definition
.hn
Internet hosts
Definition - World rank and map
4,672 (2007)
Internet hosts per 1,000 people
Definition - World rank and map
0.6 (2007)
Internet users
Definition - World rank and map
337,300 (2006)
Internet users per 1,000 people
Definition - World rank and map
44.2 (2006)
Airports
Definition - World rank and map
112 (2007)
Airports - with paved runways
Definition
total: 12
2,438 to 3,047 m: 3
1,524 to 2,437 m: 2
914 to 1,523 m: 4
under 914 m: 3 (2007)
Airports - with unpaved runways
Definition
total: 100
1,524 to 2,437 m: 2
914 to 1,523 m: 15
under 914 m: 83 (2007)
Railways
Definition - World rank and map
total: 699 km
narrow gauge: 279 km 1.067-m gauge; 420 km 0.914-m gauge (2006)
Roadways
Definition - World rank and map
total: 13,600 km
paved: 2,775 km
unpaved: 10,825 km (2000)
Waterways
Definition
465 km (most navigable only by small craft) (2007)
Merchant marine
Definition - World rank and map
total: 121 ships (1000 GRT or over) 341,967 GRT/463,296 DWT
by type: bulk carrier 10, cargo 55, chemical tanker 5, container 1, liquefied gas 1, passenger 4, passenger/cargo 7, petroleum tanker 25, refrigerated cargo 8, roll on/roll off 4, specialized tanker 1
foreign-owned: 40 (Bangladesh 1, Canada 1, China 3, Egypt 3, Greece 2, Hong Kong 1, Israel 1, Japan 4, Lebanon 1, Mexico 1, Singapore 11, South Korea 6, Taiwan 2, Tanzania 1, US 1, Vietnam 1) (2008)
Ports and terminals
Definition
La Ceiba, Puerto Cortes, San Lorenzo, Tela


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