Telecommunication in Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesCompared to the United States, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is massively lagging behind in the development of telecommunications. Under the country code +1809, there were a total of 126,277 connections in 2021. Among them were 114,892 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 305 webhosts, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is below the world's average by population. At the end of 2020, 14 of these, or about 5 percent, were secured with SSL or comparable encryption.
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Development of telephone and internet connectionsWith an average download speed of 67.99 Mbit/second for fixed-network broadband internet, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines ranks 58th in an international comparison. The upload rate of only 23.12 Mbit/second was significantly lower (82nd place).
The Speedtest Global Index published regularly by Ookla is based on several million individual measurements in December 2022 from 178 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 percent mean that, on average, every inhabitant has more than one connection.
Access to the internet in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines from 1990 - 2019
Broadband internet in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 2001 - 2021Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is lagging behind in the expansion of broadband internet connections. Around 22 percent of all residents have access to the internet. Around 27 percent 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 - 2021
Mobile phones 1990 - 2021
|Distribution in 2021||Saint Vincent and the Grenadines|
|Saint Vincent and the Grenadines|
|Broadband users||27,872.00||26.71 %||127.03 m||38.27 %|
|Landlines||11,385.00||10.91 %||97.11 m||29.26 %|
|Mobile cellulars||114,892.00||110.12 %||361.62 m||108.96 %|