Telecommunication in Malta

The development of telecommunications in Malta is roughly equivalent to the average of the European Union. Under the country code +356, there were a total of 766,504.00 connections in 2017. Among them were 532,136.00 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 Malta is very well in the race. Around 80% of all residents have access to the Internet. Approximately 38% have their own fast Internet connection, which is at least faster than the previous ISDN (more than 2048 kbit/s).

With about 14,754.00 webhosts, Malta 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 Malta 1990 - 2017




Broadband internet in Malta 2000 - 2016




Landlines in the years 1990 - 2016




Mobile phones in Malta 1990 - 2016




Spreading in 2017 Malta
Total
Malta
percent
EU
Total
EU
percent
Internet users 372,565.72 80.07 % 403.70 m 78.78 %