Telecommunication on the Fijis

Compared to the European Union, the Fijis is massively lagging behind in the development of telecommunications. Under the country code +679, there were a total of 1.00 million connections in 2016. Among them were 927,793.00 million mobile phones, which corresponds to an average of 1.0 per person. In the EU, this figure is 1.2 mobile phones per person.

In the expansion of broadband Internet connections, the Fijis is back. Around 47% of all residents have access to the Internet. Approximately 1% have their own fast Internet connection, which is at least faster than the previous ISDN (more than 2048 kbit/s).

With about 21,739.00 webhosts, the Fijis 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 on the Fijis 1990 - 2016

Broadband internet on the Fijis 2005 - 2016

Landlines in the years 1991 - 2016

Mobile phones on the Fijis 1991 - 2016

Spreading in 2016 Fiji
Internet users 417,986.12 46.51 % 413.13 m 80.77 %
Broadband users 12,332.00 1.37 % 168.27 m 32.90 %
Landlines 74,182.00 8.25 % 213.38 m 41.72 %
Mobile cellulars 927,793.00 103.23 % 619.93 m 121.20 %