Telecommunication in South Africa
Compared to the European Union
, South Africa has a slight downturn in the development of telecommunications. Under the country code +27, there were a total of 99.00 million connections in 2019. Among them were 96.97 million million mobile phones, which corresponds to an average of 1.7 per person. In the EU, this figure is 1.2 mobile phones per person.
In the expansion of broadband Internet connections, South Africa is back. Around 56% of all residents have access to the Internet. Approximately 2% have their own fast Internet connection, which is at least faster than the previous ISDN (more than 2048 kbit/s).
With about 4.76 million webhosts, South Africa is below the world's average by population. Back to overview: South Africa