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Canada Communications

    Telephones: 15.3 million (1990)

    Telephone system: excellent service provided by modern technology
    domestic: domestic satellite system with about 300 earth stations
    international: 5 coaxial submarine cables; satellite earth stations—5 Intelsat (4 Atlantic Ocean and 1 Pacific Ocean) and 2 Intersputnik (Atlantic Ocean region)

    Radio broadcast stations: AM 334, FM 35, shortwave 7 (one of the shortwave stations, Radio Canada International, has six transmitters, 48 frequencies, and broadcasts in seven languages; the transmissions are relayed by repeaters in Europe and Asia) (1998)

    Radios: NA

    Television broadcast stations: 80 (in addition, there are many repeaters) (1997)

    Televisions: 11.53 million (1983 est.)

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