Telecommunication in Portugal
The development of telecommunications in Portugal is roughly equivalent to the average of the European Union
. Under the country code +351, there were a total of 16.60 million connections in 2017. Among them were 11.76 million million mobile phones, which corresponds to an average of 1.1 per person. In the EU, this figure is 1.2 mobile phones per person.
The expansion of the broadband Internet in Portugal is roughly equal to the EU average. Around 74% of all residents have access to the Internet. Approximately 35% have their own fast Internet connection, which is at least faster than the previous ISDN (more than 2048 kbit/s).
With about 3.75 million webhosts, Portugal is below the world's average by population. Back to overview: Portugal