Telecommunication in the Philippines
Compared to the European Union
, the Philippines is massively lagging behind in the development of telecommunications. Under the country code +63, there were a total of 171.49 million connections in 2019. Among them were 167.32 million million mobile phones, which corresponds to an average of 1.5 per person. In the EU, this figure is 1.2 mobile phones per person.
In the expansion of broadband Internet connections, the Philippines is back. Around 43% of all residents have access to the Internet. Approximately 4% have their own fast Internet connection, which is at least faster than the previous ISDN (more than 2048 kbit/s).
With about 425,812 webhosts, the Philippines is below the world's average by population. Back to overview: Philippines