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Iceland

Iceland Telephone system Stats

Definitions

  • Domestic: A brief characterization of the system with details on the domestic components. The following terms and abbreviations are used throughout the entry: Africa ONE - a fiber-optic submarine cable link encircling the continent of Africa.
    Arabsat -
  • 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.
  • International: A brief characterization of the system with details on 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. Arabsat
  • Regulation: The year that the nation established an industry regulator for its telecommunication providers. "n/a" indicates that no regulator has been established.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Domestic liberalization of the telecommunications sector beginning in the late 1990s has led to increased competition especially in the mobile services segment of the market 2013
General assessment telecommunications infrastructure is modern and fully digitized, with satellite-earth stations, fiber-optic cables, and an extensive broadband network 2013
International country code - 354; the CANTAT-3 and FARICE-1 submarine cable systems provide connectivity to Canada, the Faroe Islands, UK, Denmark, and Germany; a planned new section of the Hibernia-Atlantic submarine cable will provide additional connectivity to Canada, US, and Ireland; satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean), 1 Inmarsat (Atlantic and Indian Ocean regions)(Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden) 2012
Regulation 1997 1997

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; ITU-BDT Telecommunications Regulatory Database

Citation

"Iceland Telephone system Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Iceland/Media/Telephone-system

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