Telecommunication in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Compared to the European Union, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is massively lagging behind in the development of telecommunications. Under the country code +1809, there were a total of 125,094 connections in 2018. Among them were 105,875 million mobile phones, which corresponds to an average of 0.96 per person. In the EU, this figure is 1.2 mobile phones per person.

In the expansion of broadband Internet connections, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is back. Around 22% of all residents have access to the Internet. Approximately 25% have their own fast Internet connection, which is at least faster than the previous ISDN (more than 2048 kbit/s).

With about 305 webhosts, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 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 Vincent and the Grenadines 1990 - 2018




Broadband internet in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 2001 - 2018




Landlines in the years 1990 - 2018




Mobile phones in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 1990 - 2018




Spreading in 2018 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Total
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
percent
EU
Total
EU
percent
Internet users 24,680.72 22.39 % 431.28 m 84.04 %
Broadband users 28,005.00 25.41 % 179.62 m 35.00 %
Landlines 19,219.00 17.44 % 197.06 m 38.40 %
Mobile cellulars 105,875.00 96.07 % 624.52 m 121.69 %