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Telecommunication in New Zealand

The development of telecommunications in New Zealand is roughly equivalent to the average of the European Union. Under the country code +64, there were a total of 8.16 million connections in 2020. Among them were 6.40 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.

With about 3.03 million webhosts, New Zealand is below the world's average by population. At the end of 2020, 104,397 million of these, or about 3 percent, were secured with SSL or comparable encryption.


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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 New Zealand from 1990 - 2019

Broadband internet in New Zealand 2000 - 2019

Symbol image: cell towerThe expansion of broadband Internet in New Zealand is roughly on a par with the EU average. Around 91% of all residents have access to the Internet. Around 33% have their own fast Internet connection, which is at least faster than the former ISDN (more than 256 kbit/s). All fixed connections via DSL, cable or satellite were counted here, but not those connected to the Internet via mobile communications.

Landlines 1990 - 2019

Mobile phones 1990 - 2019

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