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Telecommunication in Guam

Compared to the United States, Guam is massively lagging behind in the development of telecommunications. Under the country code +671, there were a total of 168,000 connections in 2020. Among them were 98,000 mobile phones, which corresponds to an average of 0.62 per person. In the US, , this figure is 1.1 mobile phones per person.

With about 23 webhosts, Guam 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 various 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 connection.


Access to the Internet in Guam from 1990 - 2019

Broadband internet in Guam 2001 - 2020

Symbol image: cell towerGuam is lagging behind in the expansion of broadband Internet connections. Around 81% of all residents have access to the Internet. Around 2% have their own fast Internet connection, which is at least faster than the former ISDN (more than 256 kbit/s). All fixed connections via DSL, cable or satellite were counted here, but not those connected to the Internet via mobile communications.

Landlines 1990 - 2020

Mobile phones 1990 - 2004



Distribution in 2020Guam
Total
Guam
percent
USA
Total
USA
percent
Broadband users3,000.001.78 %121.18 m36.55 %
Landlines70,000.0041.47 %101.53 m30.63 %

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