Telecommunication in ArmeniaCompared to the United States, Armenia has a slight downturn in the development of telecommunications. Under the country code +374, there were a total of 4.02 million connections in 2021. Among them were 3.60 million mobile phones, which corresponds to an average of 1.3 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 of these, or about 1 percent, were secured with SSL or comparable encryption.
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Development of telephone and internet connectionsWith an average download speed of 40.08 Mbit/second for fixed-network broadband internet, Armenia ranks 99th in an international comparison. The upload rate was only 37.58 Mbit/second (50th place).
In mobile internet, i.e., on tablets and smartphones, Armenia comes 82nd with a download speed of 24.69 Mbit/second. The upload speed of around 10 Mbit was enough for 79th 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 Armenia from 1990 - 2020
Broadband internet in Armenia 2001 - 2021Armenia is lagging behind in the expansion of broadband internet connections. Around 77 percent of all residents have access to the internet. Around 17 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||Armenia|
|Broadband users||466,621.00||16.72 %||127.03 m||38.27 %|
|Landlines||418,122.00||14.98 %||97.11 m||29.26 %|
|Mobile cellulars||3.60 m||128.96 %||361.62 m||108.96 %|