Telecommunication in GreenlandCompared to the European Union, Greenland has a slight downturn in the development of telecommunications. Under the country code +299, there were a total of 68,789 connections in 2019. Among them were 61,656 million mobile phones, which corresponds to an average of 1.1 per person. In the EU, this figure is 1.2 mobile phones per person.
In the expansion of broadband Internet connections, Greenland is back. Around 69% of all residents have access to the Internet. Approximately 26% have their own fast Internet connection, which is at least faster than the previous ISDN (more than 2048 kbit/s).
With about 15,645 webhosts, Greenland is below the world's average by population.
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Development of telephone and internet connectionsThe 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 Greenland from 1990 - 2019
Broadband internet in Greenland 2003 - 2019
Landlines 1990 - 2019
Mobile phones 1990 - 2019
|Distribution in 2019||Greenland|
|Internet users||39,066.54||69.48 %||382.04 m||85.43 %|
|Broadband users||14,404.00||25.62 %||158.30 m||35.40 %|
|Landlines||7,133.00||12.69 %||165.48 m||37.00 %|
|Mobile cellulars||61,656.00||109.66 %||542.60 m||121.33 %|