Telecommunication on the British Virgin Islands
Compared to the European Union
, the British Virgin Islands is at the forefront of the development of telecommunications. Under the country code +1-284, there were a total of 65,343 connections in 2019. Among them were 59,121 million mobile phones, which corresponds to an average of 2.0 per person. In the EU, this figure is 1.2 mobile phones per person.
In the expansion of broadband Internet connections, the British Virgin Islands is back. Around 78% of all residents have access to the Internet. Approximately 16% have their own fast Internet connection, which is at least faster than the previous ISDN (more than 2048 kbit/s).
With about 505 webhosts, the British Virgin Islands is below the world's average by population. Back to overview: British Virgin Islands