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Internet and mobile providers

 Information about the Internet providers and mobile telephony companies in Athens

Greece and Cyprus' first communications satellite arrived in Earth orbit Tuesday 13 of May 2003 in plenty of time to help broadcast the 2004 Summer Olympics from Athens.

Known as Hellas Sat, the spacecraft successfully rode into space atop a Lockheed Martin-built Atlas 5 rocket launched from complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.

COMMUNICATIONS FACTS

Telephone system adequate, modern networks reach all areas; microwave radio relay carries most traffic; extensive open-wire network; submarine cables to off-shore islands
domestic: microwave radio relay, open wire, and submarine cable
international:tropospheric scatter; 8 submarine cables; satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (1 Atlantic Ocean and 1 Indian Ocean), 1 Eutelsat, and 1 Inmarsat (Indian Ocean region)

Radio broadcast stations AM 26, FM 88, shortwave 4 (1998)

Radios 5.02 million (1997)

Television broadcast stations 64 (plus about 1,000 low-power repeaters)

Televisions 2.54 million

Internet Service Providers (ISPs) 23



The evolution of internet communications result the blooming of many internet cafes in Athens.

INTERNET PROVIDERS

COSMOTE

Hellas On Line

FORTHNET

ON TELECOMS

ALTEC

VIVODI

MOBILE TELEPHONY

COSMOTE

VODAFONE

WIND

Athens Greece Guide 2003-2007

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