Telecommunication in Tuvalu
Compared to the European Union
, Tuvalu is massively lagging behind in the development of telecommunications. Under the country code +688, there were a total of 10,000 connections in 2019. Among them were 8,000 million mobile phones, which corresponds to an average of 0.70 per person. In the EU, this figure is 1.2 mobile phones per person.
In the expansion of broadband Internet connections, Tuvalu is back. Around 49% of all residents have access to the Internet. Approximately 4% have their own fast Internet connection, which is at least faster than the previous ISDN (more than 2048 kbit/s).
With about 145,158 webhosts, Tuvalu is well above the world's average. Back to overview: Tuvalu