Telecommunication in NigerCompared to the European Union, Niger is massively lagging behind in the development of telecommunications. Under the country code +227, there were a total of 8.89 m connections in 2020. Among them were 8.78 m million mobile phones, which corresponds to an average of 0.38 per person. In the EU, this figure is 1.2 mobile phones per person.
In the expansion of broadband Internet connections, Niger is back. Around 5% 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 454 webhosts, Niger is below the world's average by population.
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