Telecommunication in Lithuania

The development of telecommunications in Lithuania is roughly equivalent to the average of the European Union. Under the country code +370, there were a total of 5.02 million connections in 2018. Among them were 4.59 million million mobile phones, which corresponds to an average of 1.6 per person. In the EU, this figure is 1.2 mobile phones per person.

In the expansion of broadband Internet connections, Lithuania is back. Around 80% of all residents have access to the Internet. Approximately 28% have their own fast Internet connection, which is at least faster than the previous ISDN (more than 2048 kbit/s).

With about 1.21 million webhosts, Lithuania 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 Lithuania 1990 - 2018




Broadband internet in Lithuania 2001 - 2018




Landlines in the years 1990 - 2018




Mobile phones in Lithuania 1990 - 2018




Spreading in 2018 Lithuania
Total
Lithuania
percent
EU
Total
EU
percent
Internet users 2.23 m 79.72 % 368.20 m 82.41 %
Broadband users 788,743.00 28.15 % 152.50 m 34.13 %
Landlines 427,066.00 15.24 % 171.14 m 38.31 %
Mobile cellulars 4.59 m 163.85 % 545.16 m 122.02 %