Telecommunication in Liechtenstein

Compared to the European Union, Liechtenstein is at the forefront of the development of telecommunications. Under the country code +423, there were a total of 62,339 connections in 2019. Among them were 48,307 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.

In the expansion of broadband Internet connections Liechtenstein is very well in the race. Around 100% of all residents have access to the Internet. Approximately 45% have their own fast Internet connection, which is at least faster than the previous ISDN (more than 2048 kbit/s).

With about 14,278 webhosts, Liechtenstein 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 Liechtenstein 1990 - 2017




Broadband internet in Liechtenstein 2002 - 2019




Landlines in the years 1990 - 2019




Mobile phones in Liechtenstein 1990 - 2019




Spreading in 2019 Liechtenstein
Total
Liechtenstein
percent
EU
Total
EU
percent
Broadband users 17,251.00 45.37 % 157.90 m 35.28 %
Landlines 14,032.00 36.91 % 166.16 m 37.13 %
Mobile cellulars 48,307.00 127.06 % 547.36 m 122.31 %