Telecommunication in Papua New Guinea
Compared to the European Union
, Papua New Guinea is massively lagging behind in the development of telecommunications. Under the country code +675, there were a total of 4.18 million connections in 2019. Among them were 4.02 million million mobile phones, which corresponds to an average of 0.48 per person. In the EU, this figure is 1.2 mobile phones per person.
In the expansion of broadband Internet connections, Papua New Guinea is back. Around 11% of all residents have access to the Internet. Approximately 0% have their own fast Internet connection, which is at least faster than the previous ISDN (more than 2048 kbit/s).
With about 5,006 webhosts, Papua New Guinea is below the world's average by population. Back to overview: Papua New Guinea