Telecommunication in Saudi Arabia
The development of telecommunications in Saudi Arabia is roughly equivalent to the average of the European Union
. Under the country code +966, there were a total of 46.68 million connections in 2019. Among them were 41.30 million million mobile phones, which corresponds to an average of 1.2 per person. In the EU, this figure is 1.2 mobile phones per person.
In the expansion of broadband Internet connections, Saudi Arabia is back. Around 96% of all residents have access to the Internet. Approximately 20% have their own fast Internet connection, which is at least faster than the previous ISDN (more than 2048 kbit/s).
With about 145,941 webhosts, Saudi Arabia is below the world's average by population. Back to overview: Saudi Arabia