Telecommunication in Jamaica
Compared to the European Union
, Jamaica is massively lagging behind in the development of telecommunications. Under the country code +1876, there were a total of 3.33 million connections in 2018. Among them were 2.96 million 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, Jamaica is back. Around 55% of all residents have access to the Internet. Approximately 10% have their own fast Internet connection, which is at least faster than the previous ISDN (more than 2048 kbit/s).
With about 3,906 webhosts, Jamaica is below the world's average by population. Back to overview: Jamaica