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Brazil

Brazil Media Stats

Definitions

  • Films produced: Amount of films created in specified country as catalogued by IMDB
  • Households with television: Households with television are the share of households with a television set. Some countries report only the number of households with a color television set, and therefore the true number may be higher than reported.
  • Internet country code: This entry includes the two-letter codes maintained by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) in the ISO 3166 Alpha-2 list and used by the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) to establish country-coded top-level domains (ccTLDs).
  • Personal computers: Personal computers are self-contained computers designed to be used by a single individual.
  • Personal computers > Per capita: Personal computers are self-contained computers designed to be used by a single individual. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Radio broadcast stations: The total number of AM, FM, and shortwave broadcast stations.
  • Telephone system > Domestic: A brief characterization of the system with details on the domestic components. The following terms and abbreviations are used throughout the entry: Africa ONE - a fiber-optic submarine cable link encircling the continent of Africa.
    Arabsat -
  • Telephone system > General assessment: A brief characterization of the system with details on the domestic and international components. The following terms and abbreviations are used throughout the entry: Africa ONE - a fiber-optic submarine cable link encircling the continent of Africa.
  • Telephone system > International: A brief characterization of the system with details on international components. The following terms and abbreviations are used throughout the entry: Africa ONE - a fiber-optic submarine cable link encircling the continent of Africa. Arabsat
  • Telephones > Mobile cellular: The total number of mobile cellular telephones in use.
  • Television broadcast stations: This entry gives the total number of separate broadcast stations plus any repeater stations.
  • Television receivers > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Televisions: The total number of televisions
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Broadcast media state-run Radiobras operates a radio and a TV network; more than 1,000 radio stations and more than 100 TV channels operating - mostly privately owned; private media ownership highly concentrated 2007
Films produced 81 2003 13th out of 50
Households with television 90.9% 2004 28th out of 37
Internet country code .br 2013
Internet hosts None 2012 3rd out of 231
Personal computers 19.35 million 2004 9th out of 155
Personal computers > Per capita 105.21 per 1,000 people 2004 62nd out of 155
Radio broadcast stations AM 1,365, FM 296, shortwave 161 (of which 91 are collocated with AM stations) 1999
Telephone system > Domestic fixed-line connections have remained relatively stable in recent years and stand at about 20 per 100 persons; less expensive mobile-cellular technology has been a major driver in expanding telephone service to the lower-income segments of the population with mobile-cellular teledensity roughly 120 per 100 persons 2013
Telephone system > General assessment good working system including an extensive microwave radio relay system and a domestic satellite system with 64 earth stations 2013
Telephone system > International country code - 55; landing point for a number of submarine cables, including Americas-1, Americas-2, Atlantis-2, GlobeNet, South America-1, South American Crossing/Latin American Nautilus, and UNISUR that provide direct connectivity to South and Central America, the Caribbean, the US, Africa, and Europe; satellite earth stations - 3 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean), 1 Inmarsat (Atlantic Ocean region east), connected by microwave relay system to Mercosur Brazilsat B3 satellite earth station 2011
Telephones > Mobile cellular 244.36 million 2011 5th out of 192
Television broadcast stations 138 1997 5th out of 89
Television receivers > Per capita 219.48 per 1,000 people 1997 73th out of 178
Televisions 36.5 million 2003 7th out of 214

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; Internet Movie Database 2003; World Development Indicators database; CIA World Factbooks 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; Source: UNESCO UIS Data | UNESCO Institute for Statistics; CIA World Factbook, December 2003

Citation

"Brazil Media Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Brazil/Media

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