Telecommunication in South SudanCompared to the United States, South Sudan is massively lagging behind in the development of telecommunications. Under the country code +211, there were a total of 1.34 million connections in 2020. Among them were 1.34 million mobile phones, which corresponds to an average of 0.12 per person. In the US, , this figure is 1.1 mobile phones per person.
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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 South Sudan from 2010 - 2020
Broadband internet in South Sudan 2010 - 2019South Sudan is lagging behind in the expansion of broadband Internet connections. Around 7% 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 2010 - 2019
Mobile phones 2010 - 2020
|Distribution in 2020||South Sudan|
|Internet users||727,592.39||6.50 %||301.33 m||90.90 %|
|Mobile cellulars||1.34 m||12.01 %||351.48 m||106.03 %|