Telecommunication on the Marshall Islands

Compared to the European Union, the Marshall Islands is massively lagging behind in the development of telecommunications. Under the country code +692, there were a total of 17,861.00 connections in 2016. Among them were 15,500.00 million mobile phones, which corresponds to an average of 0.29 per person. In the EU, this figure is 1.2 mobile phones per person.

In the expansion of broadband Internet connections, the Marshall Islands is back. Around 30% of all residents have access to the Internet. Approximately 2% have their own fast Internet connection, which is at least faster than the previous ISDN (more than 2048 kbit/s).

With about 3.0 webhosts, the Marshall Islands 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 Marshall Islands 1990 - 2016

Broadband internet on the Marshall Islands 2013 - 2016

Landlines in the years 1991 - 2014

Mobile phones on the Marshall Islands 1991 - 2015

Spreading in 2016 Marshall Islands
Marshall Islands
Internet users 15,807.18 29.79 % 413.13 m 80.77 %
Broadband users 1,000.00 1.88 % 168.27 m 32.90 %