Telecommunication in GeorgiaThe development of telecommunications in Georgia is roughly equivalent to the average of the European Union. Under the country code +995, there were a total of 5.90 m connections in 2019. Among them were 5.38 m million mobile phones, which corresponds to an average of 1.4 per person. In the EU, this figure is 1.2 mobile phones per person.
In the expansion of broadband Internet connections, Georgia is back. Around 69% of all residents have access to the Internet. Approximately 25% have their own fast Internet connection, which is at least faster than the previous ISDN (more than 2048 kbit/s).
With about 357,864 webhosts, Georgia is below the world's average by population.
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Development of telephone and internet connectionsWith an average download speed of 26.99 Mbit/second for fixed-network broadband internet, Georgia ranked 109th in an international comparison. The upload rate was 28.33 Mbit/second (65th place). The quality of the Internet, consisting of signal fluctuations (jitter) and latency, is very far ahead at 18th place.
In mobile internet, i.e. on tablets and smartphones, Georgia comes 59th with a download speed of 37.07 Mbit/second. The upload speed of around 14 Mbit was only enough for 51st place.
The "Speedtest Global Index" published regularly by Ookla is based on several million individual measurements in Februar 2021 from 175 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 Georgia from 1990 - 2019
Broadband internet in Georgia 2001 - 2019
Landlines 1990 - 2019
Mobile phones 1990 - 2019
|Spreading in 2019||Georgia|
|Internet users||2.56 m||68.85 %||382.36 m||85.43 %|
|Broadband users||941,509.00||25.31 %||158.30 m||35.37 %|
|Landlines||518,624.00||13.94 %||165.48 m||36.97 %|
|Mobile cellulars||5.38 m||144.74 %||542.60 m||121.23 %|