Telecommunication in HondurasCompared to the United States, Honduras is massively lagging behind in the development of telecommunications. Under the country code +504, there were a total of 7.49 million connections in 2020. Among them were 6.96 million mobile phones, which corresponds to an average of 0.70 per person. In the US, , this figure is 1.1 mobile phones per person.
With about 30,955 webhosts, Honduras is below the world's average by population. At the end of 2020, 985 million of these, or about 3 percent, were secured with SSL or comparable encryption.
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Development of telephone and internet connectionsWith an average download speed of 28.28 Mbit/second for fixed-network broadband internet, Honduras ranked 105th in an international comparison. The upload rate of only 7.2 Mbit/second was significantly lower (137th place).
In mobile internet, i.e. on tablets and smartphones, Honduras comes 85th with a download speed of 22.55 Mbit/second. The upload speed of around 12 Mbit was enough for 40th place.
The Speedtest Global Index published regularly by Ookla is based on several million individual measurements in July 2022 from 182 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 Honduras from 1990 - 2020
Broadband internet in Honduras 2010 - 2020Honduras is lagging behind in the expansion of broadband Internet connections. Around 42% of all residents have access to the Internet. Around 4% have their own fast Internet connection, which is at least faster than the former ISDN (more than 256 kbit/s). All fixed connections via DSL, cable or satellite were counted here, but not those connected to the Internet via mobile communications.
Landlines 1990 - 2020
Mobile phones 1990 - 2020
|Distribution in 2020||Honduras|
|Internet users||4.16 m||42.05 %||301.33 m||90.90 %|
|Broadband users||396,916.00||4.01 %||121.18 m||36.55 %|
|Landlines||531,763.00||5.37 %||101.53 m||30.63 %|
|Mobile cellulars||6.96 m||70.28 %||351.48 m||106.03 %|