Write a short note. Development of communication in Brazil - Geography

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Development of communication in Brazil

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  1. Telecommunication services in Brazil are well-developed and efficient. This industry includes landlines as well as mobile services, television broadcasting, radio broadcasting, and computer/internet access.
  2. Today, more than 45% of the Brazilian population has access to the internet.
  3. The telecommunications infrastructure is fairly modern, particularly in central-south Brazil. However, the north and northwest are drastically less developed.
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