Telecommunication in the Dominican Republic
Compared to the European Union
, the Dominican Republic is massively lagging behind in the development of telecommunications. Under the country code +1809, there were a total of 10.21 million connections in 2018. Among them were 8.94 million million mobile phones, which corresponds to an average of 0.84 per person. In the EU, this figure is 1.2 mobile phones per person.
In the expansion of broadband Internet connections, the Dominican Republic is back. Around 75% of all residents have access to the Internet. Approximately 7% have their own fast Internet connection, which is at least faster than the previous ISDN (more than 2048 kbit/s).
With about 404,500 webhosts, the Dominican Republic is below the world's average by population. Back to overview: Dominican Republic