Telecommunication in the United States
The development of telecommunications in the United States is roughly equivalent to the average of the European Union
. Under the country code +1, there were a total of 517.41 million connections in 2016. Among them were 395.88 million million mobile phones, which corresponds to an average of 1.2 per person. In the EU, this figure is 1.2 mobile phones per person.
The expansion of the broadband Internet in the United States is roughly equal to the EU average. Around 76% of all residents have access to the Internet. Approximately 33% have their own fast Internet connection, which is at least faster than the previous ISDN (more than 2048 kbit/s).
With about 505.00 million webhosts, the United States is well above the world's average. Back to overview: United States