Telecommunication in Brunei

The development of telecommunications in Brunei is roughly equivalent to the average of the European Union. Under the country code +673, there were a total of 643,988 connections in 2019. Among them were 557,398 million mobile phones, which corresponds to an average of 1.3 per person. In the EU, this figure is 1.2 mobile phones per person.

In the expansion of broadband Internet connections, Brunei is back. Around 95% of all residents have access to the Internet. Approximately 13% have their own fast Internet connection, which is at least faster than the previous ISDN (more than 2048 kbit/s).

With about 49,457 webhosts, Brunei is below the world's average by population.


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Development of telephone and internet connections

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 Brunei from 1990 - 2019




Broadband internet in Brunei 2001 - 2019




Landlines 1990 - 2019




Mobile phones 1990 - 2019




Spreading in 2019Brunei
Total
Brunei
percent
EU
Total
EU
percent
Broadband users54,195.0012.51 %157.90 m35.28 %
Landlines86,590.0019.98 %166.16 m37.13 %
Mobile cellulars557,398.00128.64 %547.36 m122.31 %