Telecommunication in Puerto RicoCompared to the United States, Puerto Rico has a slight downturn in the development of telecommunications. Under the country code +1809, there were a total of 4.20 million connections in 2020. Among them were 3.48 million mobile phones, which corresponds to an average of 1.1 per person. In the US, , this figure is 1.1 mobile phones per person.
With about 469 webhosts, Puerto Rico 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 Puerto Rico from 1990 - 2019
Broadband internet in Puerto Rico 2001 - 2020Puerto Rico is lagging behind in the expansion of broadband Internet connections. Around 78% of all residents have access to the Internet. Around 20% 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||Puerto Rico|
|Broadband users||671,284.00||20.46 %||121.18 m||36.55 %|
|Landlines||711,512.00||21.68 %||101.53 m||30.63 %|
|Mobile cellulars||3.48 m||106.16 %||351.48 m||106.03 %|