Guam Communications - 2021


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Telephones - fixed lines

total subscriptions: 70,639

subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 42.01 (2019 est.)

country comparison to the world: 150

Telephones - mobile cellular

total subscriptions: 181,000

subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 113 (July 2016 est.)

country comparison to the world: 186

Telecommunication systems

general assessment: integrated with US facilities for direct dialing, including free use of 800 numbers (2020)

domestic: three major companies provide both fixed-line and mobile services, as well as access to the Internet; fixed-line 42 per 100 and 113 per 100 for mobile-cellular (2019)

international: country code - 1-671; major landing points for Atisa, HANTRU1, HK-G, JGA-N, JGA-S, PIPE-1, SEA-US, SxS, Tata TGN-Pacific, AJC, GOKI, AAG, AJC and Mariana-Guam Cable submarine cables between Asia, Australia, and the US (Guam is a transpacific communications hub for major carriers linking the US and Asia); satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (Pacific Ocean) (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

about a dozen TV channels, including digital channels; multi-channel cable TV services are available; roughly 20 radio stations

Internet country code


Internet users

total: 135,073

percent of population: 80.51% (July 2018 est.)

country comparison to the world: 177

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

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