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Telecommunication in South Sudan

Compared 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 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 South Sudan from 2010 - 2020

Broadband internet in South Sudan 2010 - 2019

Symbol image: cell towerSouth 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 2020South Sudan
South Sudan
Internet users727,592.396.50 %301.33 m90.90 %
Mobile cellulars1.34 m12.01 %351.48 m106.03 %

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