Telecommunication in Antigua and Barbuda

The development of telecommunications in Antigua and Barbuda is roughly equivalent to the average of the European Union. Under the country code +1809, there were a total of 208,000 connections in 2018. Among them were 184,000 million mobile phones, which corresponds to an average of 1.9 per person. In the EU, this figure is 1.2 mobile phones per person.

In the expansion of broadband Internet connections, Antigua and Barbuda is back. Around 76% of all residents have access to the Internet. Approximately 9% have their own fast Internet connection, which is at least faster than the previous ISDN (more than 2048 kbit/s).

With about 11,532 webhosts, Antigua and Barbuda is below the world's average by population.


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Development of telephone and internet connections

The following diagrams show the development of the different 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 subscription.


Spread of internet connections in Antigua and Barbuda 1990 - 2017




Broadband internet in Antigua and Barbuda 2004 - 2017




Landlines in the years 1990 - 2017




Mobile phones in Antigua and Barbuda 1990 - 2017