Dominica Communications - 2021


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Telephones - fixed lines

total subscriptions: 2,751

subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 3.71 (2019 est.)

Telephones - mobile cellular

total subscriptions: 78,437

subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 105.79 (2019 est.)

Telecommunication systems

general assessment: fully automatic network; there are multiple competing operators licensed to provide services, most of them are small and localized; the telecom sector across the Caribbean region remains one of the key growth areas; (2020)

domestic: fixed-line connections continue to decline slowly with only two active operators providing about 4 fixed-line connections per 100 persons; subscribership among the three mobile-cellular providers is about 106 per 100 persons (2019)

international: country code - 1-767; landing points for the ECFS and the Southern Caribbean Fiber submarine cables providing connectivity to other islands in the eastern Caribbean extending from the British Virgin Islands to Trinidad and to the US; microwave radio relay and SHF radiotelephone links to Martinique and Guadeloupe; VHF and UHF radiotelephone links to Saint Lucia (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

no terrestrial TV service available; subscription cable TV provider offers some locally produced programming plus channels from the US, Latin America, and the Caribbean; state-operated radio broadcasts on 6 stations; privately owned radio broadcasts on about 15 stations (2019)

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Internet users

total: 51,538

percent of population: 69.62% (July 2018 est.)

Broadband - fixed subscriptions

total: 11,514

subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 16 (2018 est.)

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

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