Communications in Brazil

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Official Language
Other Languages Spoken
Spanish is generally understood by the Brazilians. French is still spoken among the university elite, due to the tradition of its being "the language of culture".
Business Language
Portuguese and Spanish; English is not used very much.
Getting Some Knowledge
Use travlang.
Free Translation Tools
Lexilogos : Dictionnaire en ligne
Eurodicautom : Dictionnaire de l'UE

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Quality of Communications
Good quality; telephone boxes in all urban areas, and the mobile telephone network covers all the inhabited areas of the country.
Telephone Codes
To Make a Call From Brazil, Dial 00
To Make a Call to in Brazil, Dial +55
Number of Digits of National Telephone Numbers
Use the operator code (021 or 023), then the State code (unless you are phoning inside the State), then the 8 digit number.
Mobile Telephone Standards
The network accepts bi-band telephones. You can buy a local chip without a subscription.
National Mobile Phone Operators
Tim, Claro, Vivo, Oi.

Availability of Internet

Internet Suffix
National Internet Access Providers
Universo On Line, AOL, TERRA
Access in Public Places
Internet access points, free or chargeable, in Internet cafés in all urban areas.
Access in Hotels
In most hotels except those in the lowest price range.

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