Communications in Portugal
- Official Language
- In Portugal, the national language is Portuguese.
- Other Languages Spoken
- Spanish, French and English are the foreign languages best known and used in business relations.
- Business Language
According to the age of your contact: under 40 the Portuguese person will speak English. If your contact is over 40, he will probably speak French.
Spanish is gaining ground.
- Getting Some Knowledge
- The travlang website can help you for information in Portuguese.
- Free Translation Tools
Voilà : Translator of words, text and web pages
Google : Translator of words, text and web pages
Lexilogos : Translation of words and useful expressions
- Quality of Communications
- Means of communication in Portugal are well developed and cover the whole country. On the other hand, using mobile phones or Internet can be difficult in some regions of the center of the country.
- Telephone Codes
To Make a Call From Portugal, Dial 00
To Make a Call to in Portugal, Dial +351
- Number of Digits of National Telephone Numbers
- 9 digits : the regional code (2 or 3 digits) + number (respectively 7 or 6 digits). The total number of digits remains invariably 9.
- Mobile Telephone Standards
- GSM, GPRS,PTT, UMTS, WCDMA, EDGE.
- National Mobile Phone Operators
- Vodaphone, TMN ( Portugal Telecom Group), Optimus (Sonae and France Telecom Group), Phone-IX (Portuguese Post)
Availability of Internet
- Internet Suffix
- National Internet Access Providers
- Sapo, Netcabo, Clix, Optimus/kanguru, Vodafone
- Access in Public Places
- Besides cybercafés which are found everywhere, Internet access is available in Town Halls, in large shopping malls, tourist offices, and libraries (free or charged). Wifi access is also available in Lisbon and Porto in parks and public gardens prepared for it. Access is easy even in small towns.
- Access in Hotels
- In the country's main cities (Lisbon, Porto, Evora, Faro and Coimbra) hotels are already equipped. In the rest of the country, it depends on the category of accommodation. The "pousadas", for example, provide Internet access even when they are out in the countryside.
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