Symbol image: cell tower

Telecommunication in Chad

Compared to the United States, Chad is massively lagging behind in the development of telecommunications. Under the country code +235, there were a total of 8.69 million connections in 2020. Among them were 8.69 million mobile phones, which corresponds to an average of 0.53 per person. In the US, , this figure is 1.1 mobile phones per person.

With about six webhosts, Chad is below the world's average by population.

Back to overview: Chad

Development of telephone and internet connections

The following diagrams show the development of the various telephone and Internet connections as a percentage of the country's population. Values above 100% mean that, on average, every inhabitant has more than one connection.

Access to the Internet in Chad from 1990 - 2020

Broadband internet in Chad 2009 - 2020

Symbol image: cell towerChad is lagging behind in the expansion of broadband Internet connections. Around 10% of all residents have access to the Internet. Around 0% have their own fast Internet connection, which is at least faster than the former ISDN (more than 256 kbit/s). All fixed connections via DSL, cable or satellite were counted here, but not those connected to the Internet via mobile communications.

Landlines 1990 - 2020

Mobile phones 1990 - 2020

Distribution in 2020Chad
Internet users1.71 m10.40 %301.33 m90.90 %
Landlines5,340.000.03 %101.53 m30.63 %
Mobile cellulars8.69 m52.89 %351.48 m106.03 %

Comparison: Chad / United StatesCountry comparison: Chad / United StatesThe United States and Chad compared: demography, Economy, energy, languages and further dimensions.
United States: TelecommunicationTelecommunication in the United StatesComparison of technological development and communication in the United States with the countries of the European Union
Netherlands: Public HolidaysPublic holidays in the Netherlands 2022-2026Statutory and inofficial holidays in the Netherlands for 2022 to 2026