Virgin Islands Communications - 2023


Telephones - fixed lines

total subscriptions: 76,000 (2021 est.)

subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 76 (2021 est.)

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Telephones - mobile cellular

total subscriptions: 80,000 (2021 est.)

subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 80 (2021 est.)

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Telecommunication systems

general assessment: modern system with total digital switching, uses fiber-optic cable and microwave radio relay; good interisland and international connections; broadband access; expansion of FttP (Fiber to the Home) markets; LTE launches; regulatory development and expansion in several markets point to investment and focus on data (2020)

domestic: fixed-line 76 per 100 persons, with mobile-cellular 80 per 100 (2021)

international: country code - 1-340; landing points for the BSCS, St Thomas-ST Croix System, Southern Caribbean Fiber, Americas II, GCN, MAC, PAN-AM and SAC submarine cable connections to US, the Caribbean, Central and South America; satellite earth stations - NA (2020)

Broadcast media

about a dozen TV broadcast stations including 1 public TV station; multi-channel cable and satellite TV services are available; 24 radio stations

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Internet users

total: 67,508 (2022 est.)

percent of population: 64.8% (2022 est.)

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NOTE: The information regarding Virgin Islands 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 Virgin Islands 2023 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Virgin Islands 2023 should be addressed to the CIA or the source cited on each page.

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