Anguilla Communications - 2021


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Telephones - fixed lines

total subscriptions: 7,461

subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 42.02 (2019 est.)

country comparison to the world: 196

Telephones - mobile cellular

total subscriptions: 32,332

subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 182.09 (2019 est.)

country comparison to the world: 210

Telecommunication systems

general assessment: modern internal telephone system with fiber-optic trunk lines; telecom sector provides a relatively high contribution to overall GDP; numerous competitors licensed, but small and localized; major growth sectors include the mobile telephony and data segments (2020)

domestic: fixed-line teledensity is about 42 per 100 persons; mobile-cellular teledensity is roughly 182 per 100 persons (2019)

international: country code - 1-264; landing points for the SSCS, ECFS, GCN and Southern Caribbean Fiber with submarine cable links to Caribbean islands and to the US; microwave radio relay to island of Saint Martin/Sint Maarten (2019)

note: the COVID-19 pandemic continues to have a significant impact on production and supply chains globally; since 2020, some aspects of the telecom sector have experienced downturn, particularly in mobile device production; many network operators delayed upgrades to infrastructure; progress towards 5G implementation was postponed or slowed in some countries; consumer spending on telecom services and devices was affected by large-scale job losses and the consequent restriction on disposable incomes; the crucial nature of telecom services as a tool for work and school from home became evident, and received some support from governments

Broadcast media

1 private TV station; multi-channel cable TV subscription services are available; about 10 radio stations, one of which is government-owned

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Internet users

total: 14,211

percent of population: 81.57% (July 2018 est.)

country comparison to the world: 213

NOTE: The information regarding Anguilla on this page is re-published from the 2021 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency and other sources. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Anguilla 2021 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Anguilla 2021 should be addressed to the CIA or the source cited on each page.

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