Slovenia Communications - 2023


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Telephones - fixed lines

total subscriptions: 695,444 (2021 est.)

subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 33 (2021 est.)

Telephones - mobile cellular

total subscriptions: 2,607,268 (2021 est.)

subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 123 (2021 est.)

Telecommunication systems

general assessment: Slovenia’s telecom sector is dominated by four operators; the mobile market has four MNOs and a small number of MVNOs, operating in a country with a potential market of just over two million people; the regulator in recent years has addressed the need for mobile operators to have more spectrum, so enabling them to improve the quality and range of services; a multi-spectrum auction was concluded in mid-2021, aimed at supporting 5G services; the broadband market continues to be dominated by a small number of players; DSL lost its dominance some years ago, being taken over by fiber as subscribers are migrated to new fiber-based networks; fiber accounted for almost half of all fixed broadband connections by March 2022 (2022)

domestic: fixed-line is 33 per 100 and mobile-cellular is 123 per 100 teledensity (2021)

international: country code - 386 (2016)

Broadcast media

public TV broadcaster, Radiotelevizija Slovenija (RTV), operates a system of national and regional TV stations; 35 domestic commercial TV stations operating nationally, regionally, and locally; about 60% of households are connected to multi-channel cable TV; public radio broadcaster operates 3 national and 4 regional stations; more than 75 regional and local commercial and non-commercial radio stations

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Internet users

total: 1.869 million (2021 est.)

percent of population: 89% (2021 est.)

Broadband - fixed subscriptions

total: 651,604 (2020 est.)

subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 31 (2020 est.)

NOTE: The information regarding Slovenia on this page is re-published from the 2023 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency and other sources. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Slovenia 2023 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Slovenia 2023 should be addressed to the CIA or the source cited on each page.

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