Telecommunication in PalauCompared to the United States, Palau has a slight downturn in the development of telecommunications. Under the country code +680, there were a total of 32,000 connections in 2020. Among them were 24,000 mobile phones, which corresponds to an average of 1.3 per person. In the US, , this figure is 1.1 mobile phones per person.
With about four webhosts, Palau is below the world's average by population.
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Development of telephone and internet connectionsThe 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 Palau from 1990 - 2004
Broadband internet in Palau 2004 - 2019Palau is lagging behind in the expansion of broadband Internet connections. Around 27% of all residents have access to the Internet. Around 7% 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 2002 - 2020
Mobile phones 2002 - 2020
|Distribution in 2020||Palau|
|Landlines||8,000.00||44.22 %||101.53 m||30.63 %|
|Mobile cellulars||24,000.00||132.66 %||351.48 m||106.03 %|