Telecommunication in Grenada

Compared to the European Union, Grenada has a slight downturn in the development of telecommunications. Under the country code +1809, there were a total of 145,668 connections in 2019. Among them were 113,177 million mobile phones, which corresponds to an average of 1.0 per person. In the EU, this figure is 1.2 mobile phones per person.

In the expansion of broadband Internet connections, Grenada is back. Around 59% of all residents have access to the Internet. Approximately 23% have their own fast Internet connection, which is at least faster than the previous ISDN (more than 2048 kbit/s).

With about 80 webhosts, Grenada is below the world's average by population.


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Development of telephone and internet connections

With an average download speed of 50.16 Mbit/second for fixed-network broadband internet, Grenada ranked 67th in an international comparison. The upload rate of only 12.97 Mbit/second was significantly lower (120th place). The quality of the Internet, consisting of signal fluctuations (jitter) and latency, is very far ahead at 13th place.
In mobile internet, i.e. on tablets and smartphones, Grenada comes th with a download speed of 0 Mbit/second. The upload speed of around 0 Mbit was enough for th place.

The "Speedtest Global Index" published regularly by Ookla is based on several million individual measurements in November 2020 from 176 countries.

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 Grenada from 1990 - 2019




Broadband internet in Grenada 2002 - 2019




Landlines 1990 - 2019




Mobile phones 1990 - 2019




Spreading in 2019Grenada
Total
Grenada
percent
EU
Total
EU
percent
Broadband users25,577.0022.84 %157.90 m35.28 %
Landlines32,491.0029.01 %166.16 m37.13 %
Mobile cellulars113,177.00101.05 %547.36 m122.31 %