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Virgin Islands

Virgin Islands Media Stats

Definitions

  • Fixed line and mobile phone subscribers > Per 1,000 people: Fixed lines are telephone mainlines connecting a customer's equipment to the public switched telephone network. Mobile phone subscribers refer to users of portable telephones subscribing to an automatic public mobile telephone service using cellular technology that provides access to the public switched telephone network.
  • Households with television: Households with television are the share of households with a television set. Some countries report only the number of households with a color television set, and therefore the true number may be higher than reported.
  • Internet > Percent using internet: Percentage of individuals using the Internet.
  • Internet > Users: This entry gives the number of users within a country that access the Internet. Statistics vary from country to country and may include users who access the Internet at least several times a week to those who access it only once within a period of several months.
  • Internet > Users > Per capita: This entry gives the number of users within a country that access the Internet. Statistics vary from country to country and may include users who access the Internet at least several times a week to those who access it only once within a period of several months. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Internet users > Per 100 people: Internet users are people with access to the worldwide network.
  • Radio broadcast stations: The total number of AM, FM, and shortwave broadcast stations.
  • Telephone system > General assessment: A brief characterization of the system with details on the domestic and international components. The following terms and abbreviations are used throughout the entry: Africa ONE - a fiber-optic submarine cable link encircling the continent of Africa.
  • Telephones > Main lines in use > Per capita: The total number of main telephone lines in use. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Telephones > Mobile cellular: The total number of mobile cellular telephones in use.
  • Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita: The total number of mobile cellular telephones in use. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Television broadcast stations: This entry gives the total number of separate broadcast stations plus any repeater stations.
  • Televisions: The total number of televisions
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Broadcast media about a dozen TV broadcast stations including 1 public TV station; multi-channel cable and satellite TV services are available; 24 radio stations 2009
Fixed line and mobile phone subscribers > Per 1,000 people 1,241.9 per 1,000 people 2004 34th out of 176
Households with television 73.71% 1998 69th out of 148
Internet > Percent using internet 40.55% 2012 104th out of 200
Internet > Users 30,000 2007 145th out of 154
Internet > Users > Per capita 276.63 per 1,000 people 2007 61st out of 152
Internet users 30,000 2009 174th out of 206
Internet users > Per 100 people 27.31 2008 79th out of 186
Radio broadcast stations AM 6, FM 16, shortwave 0 2006
Telephone system > General assessment modern system with total digital switching, uses fiber-optic cable and microwave radio relay 2013
Telephones > Main lines in use > Per capita 659.57 per 1,000 people 2005 7th out of 171
Telephones > Mobile cellular 80,300 2005 2nd out of 3
Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 738.68 per 1,000 people 2005 53th out of 183
Television broadcast stations 5 2006 22nd out of 38
Televisions 68,000 2003 143th out of 214

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; World Development Indicators database; International Telecommunications Union. Source tables; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; Internet World Stats, June 30, 2010; International Telecommunication Union, World Telecommunication/ICT Development Report and database, and World Bank estimates.; CIA World Factbook, December 2003

Citation

"Virgin Islands Media Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Virgin-Islands/Media

Virgin Islands Media Profiles (Subcategories)

Internet 14 Telephones 4
Telecommunications 4 Telephone system 3