Telecommunication on the Faroe Islands
The development of telecommunications on the Faroe Islands is roughly equivalent to the average of the European Union
. Under the country code +298, there were a total of 74,314 connections in 2019. Among them were 56,293 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.
The expansion of the broadband Internet on the Faroe Islands is roughly equal to the EU average. Around 98% of all residents have access to the Internet. Approximately 37% have their own fast Internet connection, which is at least faster than the previous ISDN (more than 2048 kbit/s).
With about 7,575 webhosts, the Faroe Islands is below the world's average by population. Back to overview: Faroe Islands