Telecommunication in Equatorial GuineaCompared to the European Union, Equatorial Guinea is massively lagging behind in the development of telecommunications. Under the country code +240, there were a total of 602,071 connections in 2019. Among them were 591,223 million mobile phones, which corresponds to an average of 0.44 per person. In the EU, this figure is 1.2 mobile phones per person.
In the expansion of broadband Internet connections, Equatorial Guinea is back. Around 26% of all residents have access to the Internet. Approximately 0% have their own fast Internet connection, which is at least faster than the previous ISDN (more than 2048 kbit/s).
With about 7 webhosts, Equatorial Guinea is below the world's average by population.
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Development of telephone and internet connectionsThe 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 Equatorial Guinea from 1990 - 2019
Broadband internet in Equatorial Guinea 2005 - 2019
Landlines 1990 - 2019
Mobile phones 1990 - 2019
|Spreading in 2019||Equatorial Guinea|
|Internet users||355,810.73||26.24 %||382.31 m||85.43 %|
|Broadband users||1,620.00||0.12 %||158.30 m||35.37 %|
|Landlines||10,848.00||0.80 %||165.48 m||36.98 %|
|Mobile cellulars||591,223.00||43.60 %||542.60 m||121.25 %|