Saint Pierre and Miquelon Communications - 2021


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Telephones - fixed lines

total subscriptions: 4,086

subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 75.55 (2019 est.)

country comparison to the world: 206

Telecommunication systems

general assessment: adequate (2018)

domestic: fixed-line teledensity 76 per 100 persons (2019)

international: country code - 508; landing point for the St Pierre and Miquelon Cable connecting Saint Pierre & Miquelon and Canada; radiotelephone communication with most countries in the world; satellite earth station - 1 in French domestic satellite 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

2 TV stations with a third repeater station, all part of the French Overseas Network; radio stations on St. Pierre and on Miquelon are part of the French Overseas Network

Internet country code


Internet users

total: 4,500

percent of population: 79.5% (July 2016 est.)

country comparison to the world: 218

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

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