Telecommunication in Denmark

The development of telecommunications in Denmark is roughly equivalent to the average of the European Union. Under the country code +45, there were a total of 8.42 million connections in 2017. Among them were 6.98 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 Denmark is very well in the race. Around 97% of all residents have access to the Internet. Approximately 43% have their own fast Internet connection, which is at least faster than the previous ISDN (more than 2048 kbit/s).

With about 4.30 million webhosts, Denmark is below the world's average by population.

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Development of telephone and internet connections

The following diagrams show the development of the different 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 subscription.

Spread of internet connections in Denmark 1990 - 2017

Broadband internet in Denmark 2000 - 2017

Landlines in the years 1990 - 2017

Mobile phones in Denmark 1990 - 2017

Spreading in 2017 Denmark
Internet users 5.60 m 97.10 % 413.04 m 80.64 %
Broadband users 2.50 m 43.43 % 175.69 m 34.30 %
Landlines 1.44 m 24.97 % 209.74 m 40.95 %
Mobile cellulars 6.98 m 121.05 % 628.26 m 122.66 %