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Samoa Telecommunications Profile 2017

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Telephones - main lines in usetotal subscriptions: 10,886
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 6 (July 2015 est.)
Telephones - mobile cellulartotal: 113,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 57 (July 2015 est.)
Telephone systemgeneral assessment: most households have at least one mobile phone; all businesses in the greater Apia area have access to broadband and Wi-Fi, which is reasonably reliable and fast, but relatively expensive; in rural Upolu and on Savaii Island there is limited availability of high speed Internet and Wi-Fi; Samoa recently completed the installation of a National Broadband Highway that will provide fiber optic data services and 4G LTE cellular data speeds to the entire country; 4G LTE data speeds are operative and commercially available to limited areas; 3G Internet accessibility from cellular devices is currently available nationwide (2017)
domestic: combined fixed-line and mobile-cellular teledensity roughly 65 telephones per 100 persons (2015)
international: country code - 685; satellite earth station - 1 Intelsat (Pacific Ocean) (2015)
Broadcast mediastate-owned TV station privatized in 2008; 4 privately owned television broadcast stations; about a half-dozen privately owned radio stations and one state-owned radio station; TV and radio broadcasts of several stations from American Samoa are available (2009)
Internet country code.ws
Internet userstotal: 50,000
percent of population: 25.4% (July 2015 est.)

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on July 9, 2017