Telecommunication in Sri Lanka
Compared to the European Union
, Sri Lanka is massively lagging behind in the development of telecommunications. Under the country code +94, there were a total of 32.76 million connections in 2019. Among them were 30.28 million 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, Sri Lanka is back. Around 34% of all residents have access to the Internet. Approximately 7% have their own fast Internet connection, which is at least faster than the previous ISDN (more than 2048 kbit/s).
With about 9,552 webhosts, Sri Lanka is below the world's average by population. Back to overview: Sri Lanka