|March 8, 2014|
There are seventeen newspapers (twelve in Chinese, five in Portuguese language|Portuguese). Aomen Ribao (or Ou Mun Iat Pou, Macau Daily News) is sponsored by the Communist Party of China and has the largest circulation (100,000). Additionally, Chinese-language Newspapers of Hong Kong|newspapers from Hong Kong are popular.
Radios and Radio Stations
There are 250,000 radios; two twenty-hour FM radio stations, one Portuguese, one Chinese; and four AM stations. Hong Kong radio stations also are popular in Macau.
Radio broadcast stations
AM 0, FM 2, shortwave 0 (1998)
Televisions and Television Channels
There are 70,300 television sets (1997 estimate); two television channels: one Portuguese language|Portuguese and one Chinese. Television broadcasts also are received from Hong Kong and widely watched by Macau residents.
Television broadcast stations
0 (receives Hong Kong broadcasts) (1997)
The number of telephone lines has been increasing since the mid-1990s. In 1997 there were 222,456 telephones; by 1999, 300,066 lines were in use. In 1999 there were 686 telephone lines per 1,000 people. Cellular-telephone-use statistics were not available. International access is via Hong Kong and China and via Intelsat (Indian Ocean).
Telephones - main lines in use
Telephones - mobile cellular
fairly modern communication facilities maintained for domestic and international services
HF radiotelephone communication facility; access to international communications carriers provided via Hong Kong and China; satellite earth station - 1 Intelsat (Indian Ocean)
Internet Service Providers (ISPs) NA
Country codes|Country code (Top level domain) MO
Category:Communications by country|Macau
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