Bermuda Communications - 2021


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Telephones - fixed lines

total subscriptions: 24,808

subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 34.71 (2019 est.)

country comparison to the world: 171

Telephones - mobile cellular

total subscriptions: 73,680

subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 103.09 (2019 est.)

country comparison to the world: 199

Telecommunication systems

general assessment: a good, fully automatic digital telephone system with fiber-optic trunk lines; telecom sector provides a relatively high contribution to overall GDP; numerous competitors licensed, but small and localized; telecom sector a growth area across the Caribbean (2020)

domestic: the system has a high fixed-line teledensity 35 per 100, coupled with a mobile-cellular teledensity of roughly 103 per 100 persons (2019)

international: country code - 1-441; landing points for the GlobeNet, Gemini Bermuda, CBUS, and the CB-1 submarine cables to the Caribbean, South America and the US; satellite earth stations - 3 (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

3 TV stations; cable and satellite TV subscription services are available; roughly 13 radio stations operating

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Internet users

total: 70,016

percent of population: 98.37% (July 2018 est.)

country comparison to the world: 187

NOTE: The information regarding Bermuda 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 Bermuda 2021 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Bermuda 2021 should be addressed to the CIA or the source cited on each page.

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