Telecommunication in San Marino

Compared to the European Union, San Marino has a slight downturn in the development of telecommunications. Under the country code +378, there were a total of 52,570.00 connections in 2016. Among them were 36,570.00 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 San Marino is roughly equal to the EU average. Around 50% of all residents have access to the Internet. Approximately 36% have their own fast Internet connection, which is at least faster than the previous ISDN (more than 2048 kbit/s).

With about 11,015.00 webhosts, San Marino 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 San Marino 1990 - 2011




Broadband internet in San Marino 2003 - 2016




Landlines in the years 1990 - 2016




Mobile phones in San Marino 1990 - 2016




Spreading in 2016 San Marino
Total
San Marino
percent
EU
Total
EU
percent
Broadband users 12,000.00 36.14 % 169.43 m 33.13 %
Landlines 16,000.00 48.19 % 211.93 m 41.44 %
Mobile cellulars 36,570.00 110.14 % 630.13 m 123.23 %