Telecommunication on the Virgin Islands
Compared to the European Union
, the Virgin Islands has a slight downturn in the development of telecommunications. Under the country code +1809, there were a total of 156,300 connections in 2019. Among them were 80,300 million mobile phones, which corresponds to an average of 0.74 per person. In the EU, this figure is 1.2 mobile phones per person.
In the expansion of broadband Internet connections, the Virgin Islands is back. Around 64% of all residents have access to the Internet. Approximately 8% have their own fast Internet connection, which is at least faster than the previous ISDN (more than 2048 kbit/s).
With about 4,790 webhosts, the Virgin Islands is below the world's average by population. Back to overview: Virgin Islands