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Telecommunication in Aruba

The development of telecommunications in Aruba is roughly equivalent to the average of the European Union. Under the country code +297, there were a total of 176,000 connections in 2019. Among them were 141,000 million mobile phones, which corresponds to an average of 1.3 per person. In the EU, this figure is 1.2 mobile phones per person.

In the expansion of broadband Internet connections, Aruba is back. Around 97% of all residents have access to the Internet. Approximately 18% have their own fast Internet connection, which is at least faster than the previous ISDN (more than 2048 kbit/s).

With about 40,560 webhosts, Aruba 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 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 Aruba from 1990 - 2019

Broadband internet in Aruba 2003 - 2019

Landlines 1990 - 2019

Mobile phones 1990 - 2019


Spreading in 2019Aruba
Total
Aruba
percent
EU
Total
EU
percent
Internet users103,305.3197.17 %382.31 m85.43 %
Broadband users19,000.0017.87 %158.30 m35.37 %
Landlines35,000.0032.92 %165.48 m36.98 %
Mobile cellulars141,000.00132.63 %542.60 m121.25 %