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Telecommunication in Guam

Compared to the European Union, 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 EU, this figure is 1.2 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
EU
Total
EU
percent
Broadband users3,000.001.78 %163.72 m36.56 %
Landlines70,000.0041.47 %160.15 m35.76 %

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