Monaco Communications - 2021


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Telephones - fixed lines

total subscriptions: 44,119

subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 142.65 (2019 est.)

Telephones - mobile cellular

total subscriptions: 33,783

subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 109.23 (2019 est.)

Telecommunication systems

general assessment: modern automatic telephone system; the country's sole fixed-line operator offers a full range of services to residential and business customers; competitive mobile telephony market; 4G LTE widely available (2020)

domestic: fixed-line 113 per 100 and mobile-cellular teledensity exceeds 87 per 100 persons (2019)

international: country code - 377; landing points for the EIG and Italy-Monaco submarine cables connecting Monaco to Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia; no satellite earth stations; connected by cable into the French communications system (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

TV Monte-Carlo operates a TV network; cable TV available; Radio Monte-Carlo has extensive radio networks in France and Italy with French-language broadcasts to France beginning in the 1960s and Italian-language broadcasts to Italy beginning in the 1970s; other radio stations include Riviera Radio and Radio Monaco

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Internet users

total: 29,821

percent of population: 97.05% (July 2018 est.)

Broadband - fixed subscriptions

total: 20,476

subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 66.2 (2019 est.)

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

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