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Telecommunications in Puerto Rico

Telecommunications in Puerto Rico includes radio, television, fixed and mobile telephones, and the Internet.

Broadcasting in Puerto Rico is regulated by the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC).[1]

Radio [ edit ]

Television [ edit ]

Telephones [ edit ]

Internet [ edit ]

Hurricane Maria destroyed the internet systems in Puerto Rico in September 2017.[6] Then in 2019, the US Federal Communications Commission stated $950 million had been approved for the rebuilding and strengthening of Puerto Rico's and the Virgin Island's internet infrastructure.[7]

Internet censorship and surveillance [ edit ]

Being a state dependency that controls the US territory, the country's Internet censorship is from the United States.

See also [ edit ]

References [ edit ]

  •  This article incorporates public domain material from the CIA World Factbook document: "2013 edition".
  1. ^ "Puerto Rico profile", BBC News, 23 May 2013. Retrieved 8 January 2014.
  2. ^ "FM Query - FM Radio Technical Information - Audio Division (FCC) USA". Archived from the original on August 25, 2009.
  3. ^ "AM Query - AM Radio Technical Information - Audio Division (FCC) USA". Archived from the original on August 25, 2009.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Communications: Puerto Rico", World Factbook, U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, 9 December 2013. Retrieved 8 January 2014.
  5. ^ Dialing Procedures (International Prefix, National (Trunk) Prefix and National (Significant) Number) (in Accordance with ITY-T Recommendation E.164 (11/2010)) , Annex to ITU Operational Bulletin No. 994-15.XII.2011, International Telecommunication Union (ITU, Geneva), 15 December 2011. Retrieved 2 January 2014.
  6. ^ "After Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico's Internet Problems Go from Bad to Worse". www.pbs.org.
  7. ^ "FCC Invests $950 Million to Improve Broadband in Puerto Rico, USVI". Federal Communications Commission. September 26, 2019.
  8. ^ Calculated using penetration rate and population data from "Countries and Areas Ranked by Population: 2012" Archived 2017-03-29 at the Wayback Machine, Population data, International Programs, U.S. Census Bureau, retrieved 26 June 2013
  9. ^ "Percentage of Individuals using the Internet 2000-2012", International Telecommunications Union (Geneva), June 2013, retrieved 22 June 2013
  10. ^ a b c Puerto Rico summary, National Broadband Map, 31 December 2012.
  11. ^ Select FormatsArchived 2009-05-13 at the Wayback Machine, Country IP Blocks. Accessed on 2 April 2012. Note: Site is said to be updated daily.
  12. ^ Population, The World Factbook, United StatesCentral Intelligence Agency. Accessed on 2 April 2012. Note: Data are mostly for 1 July 2012.

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