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Telecommunication in Armenia

Compared to the United States, Armenia has a slight downturn in the development of telecommunications. Under the country code +374, there were a total of 3.92 million connections in 2020. Among them were 3.49 million mobile phones, which corresponds to an average of 1.2 per person. In the US, , this figure is 1.1 mobile phones per person.

With about 194,142 webhosts, Armenia is below the world's average by population. At the end of 2020, 1,741 million of these, or about 1 percent, were secured with SSL or comparable encryption.


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Development of telephone and internet connections

With an average download speed of 36.82 Mbit/second for fixed-network broadband internet, Armenia ranked 94th in an international comparison. The upload rate was only 32.73 Mbit/second (48th place).
In mobile internet, i.e. on tablets and smartphones, Armenia comes 67th with a download speed of 28.77 Mbit/second. The upload speed of around 10 Mbit was only enough for 72nd place.

The Speedtest Global Index published regularly by Ookla is based on several million individual measurements in July 2022 from 182 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% mean that, on average, every inhabitant has more than one connection.


Access to the Internet in Armenia from 1990 - 2020

Broadband internet in Armenia 2001 - 2020

Symbol image: cell towerArmenia is lagging behind in the expansion of broadband Internet connections. Around 77% of all residents have access to the Internet. Around 15% 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 - 2020

Mobile phones 1990 - 2020



Distribution in 2020Armenia
Total
Armenia
percent
USA
Total
USA
percent
Internet users2.27 m76.51 %301.33 m90.90 %
Broadband users430,407.0014.52 %121.18 m36.55 %
Landlines427,539.0014.43 %101.53 m30.63 %
Mobile cellulars3.49 m117.74 %351.48 m106.03 %

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