Telecommunication in Saint Kitts and Nevis

Compared to the European Union, Saint Kitts and Nevis is at the forefront of the development of telecommunications. Under the country code +1809, there were a total of 93,024 connections in 2019. Among them were 76,878 million mobile phones, which corresponds to an average of 1.5 per person. In the EU, this figure is 1.2 mobile phones per person.

In the expansion of broadband Internet connections Saint Kitts and Nevis is very well in the race. Around 81% of all residents have access to the Internet. Approximately 56% have their own fast Internet connection, which is at least faster than the previous ISDN (more than 2048 kbit/s).

With about 54 webhosts, Saint Kitts and Nevis is below the world's average by population.


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Development of telephone and internet connections

The following diagrams show the development of the different 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 subscription.


Spread of internet connections in Saint Kitts and Nevis 1990 - 2017




Broadband internet in Saint Kitts and Nevis 2002 - 2018




Landlines in the years 1990 - 2018




Mobile phones in Saint Kitts and Nevis 1990 - 2017