Colombia - Telephone lines

Fixed telephone subscriptions

The value for Fixed telephone subscriptions in Colombia was 7,141,461 as of 2013. As the graph below shows, over the past 53 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 7,928,944 in 2008 and a minimum value of 274,937 in 1960.

Definition: Fixed telephone subscriptions refers to the sum of active number of analogue fixed telephone lines, voice-over-IP (VoIP) subscriptions, fixed wireless local loop (WLL) subscriptions, ISDN voice-channel equivalents and fixed public payphones.

Source: International Telecommunication Union, World Telecommunication/ICT Development Report and database, and World Bank estimates.

See also:

Year Value
1960 274,937
1965 393,000
1970 596,000
1975 837,600
1976 861,200
1977 936,600
1978 1,010,800
1979 1,022,300
1980 1,075,700
1981 1,134,460
1982 1,293,030
1983 1,298,843
1984 1,506,427
1985 1,702,291
1986 1,798,793
1987 1,918,297
1988 2,070,360
1989 2,176,541
1990 2,414,726
1991 2,633,273
1992 2,821,700
1993 3,139,468
1994 3,513,000
1995 3,872,845
1996 4,645,453
1997 5,394,757
1998 6,366,944
1999 6,665,422
2000 7,192,778
2001 7,371,545
2002 7,766,000
2003 7,848,266
2004 7,588,676
2005 7,678,804
2006 7,860,205
2007 7,924,098
2008 7,928,944
2009 7,473,867
2010 7,186,165
2011 7,126,730
2012 6,290,698
2013 7,141,461

Fixed telephone subscriptions (per 100 people)

The value for Fixed telephone subscriptions (per 100 people) in Colombia was 14.78 as of 2013. As the graph below shows, over the past 53 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 18.84 in 2002 and a minimum value of 1.72 in 1960.

Definition: Fixed telephone subscriptions refers to the sum of active number of analogue fixed telephone lines, voice-over-IP (VoIP) subscriptions, fixed wireless local loop (WLL) subscriptions, ISDN voice-channel equivalents and fixed public payphones.

Source: International Telecommunication Union, World Telecommunication/ICT Development Report and database.

See also:

Year Value
1960 1.72
1965 2.12
1970 2.79
1975 3.49
1976 3.51
1977 3.73
1978 3.93
1979 3.88
1980 3.99
1981 4.12
1982 4.59
1983 4.51
1984 5.12
1985 5.66
1986 5.86
1987 6.12
1988 6.47
1989 6.66
1990 7.25
1991 7.75
1992 8.15
1993 8.90
1994 9.78
1995 10.59
1996 12.48
1997 14.23
1998 16.51
1999 16.99
2000 18.03
2001 18.18
2002 18.84
2003 18.74
2004 17.84
2005 17.78
2006 17.93
2007 17.81
2008 17.56
2009 16.32
2010 15.47
2011 15.14
2012 13.19
2013 14.78

Classification

Topic: Infrastructure Indicators

Sub-Topic: Communications