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Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands Media Stats

Definitions

  • Average cost of local call: Telephone average cost of local call (US$ per three minutes). Cost of local call is the cost of a three-minute call within the same exchange area using the subscriber's equipment (that is, not from a public phone).
  • Daily newspapers > Per 1,000 people: Daily newspapers refer to those published at least four times a week and calculated as average circulation (or copies printed) per 1,000 people."
  • 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.
  • International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes: International voice traffic is the sum of international incoming and outgoing telephone traffic (in minutes).
  • Internet > Broadband subscribers per 1000: Broadband subscribers are the total number of broadband subscribers with a digital subscriber line, cable modem, or other high-speed technologies. Reporting countries may have different definitions of broadband, so data are not strictly comparable across countries. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers: Fixed broadband Internet subscribers. Fixed broadband Internet subscribers are the number of broadband subscribers with a digital subscriber line, cable modem, or other high-speed technology.
  • Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000: Fixed broadband Internet subscribers. Fixed broadband Internet subscribers are the number of broadband subscribers with a digital subscriber line, cable modem, or other high-speed technology. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Internet > Hosts: This entry lists the number of Internet hosts available within a country. An Internet host is a computer connected directly to the Internet; normally an Internet Service Provider's (ISP) computer is a host. Internet users may use either a hard-wired terminal, at an institution with a mainframe computer connected directly to the Internet, or may connect remotely by way of a modem via telephone line, cable, or satellite to the Internet Service Provider's host computer. The number of hosts is one indicator of the extent of Internet connectivity.
  • Internet > Hosts per 1000: This entry lists the number of Internet hosts available within a country. An Internet host is a computer connected directly to the Internet; normally an Internet Service Provider's (ISP) computer is a host. Internet users may use either a hard-wired terminal, at an institution with a mainframe computer connected directly to the Internet, or may connect remotely by way of a modem via telephone line, cable, or satellite to the Internet Service Provider's host computer. The number of hosts is one indicator of the extent of Internet connectivity. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Internet > IP addresses per capita: Number of IPv4 internet address allocated per 1000 residents.
  • Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps: International Internet bandwidth is the contracted capacity of international connections between countries for transmitting Internet traffic.
  • Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps > Per capita: International Internet bandwidth is the contracted capacity of international connections between countries for transmitting Internet traffic. Per capita figures expressed per 1 million population.
  • Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps per million: International Internet bandwidth is the contracted capacity of international connections between countries for transmitting Internet traffic. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Internet > Internet Service Providers: The number of Internet Service Providers within a country. An ISP is defined as a company that provides access to the Internet.
  • Internet > Internet penetration: Penetration.
  • Internet > Internet users: Internet users.
  • Internet > Internet users > Per 100 people: Internet users (per 100 people). Internet users are people with access to the worldwide network.
  • Internet > Internet users per thousand people: Internet users. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • 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 1000: 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. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Internet users > Per 100 people: Internet users are people with access to the worldwide network.
  • Mobile phone subscribers: Mobile telephone subscribers are subscribers to a public mobile telephone service using cellular technology.
  • Mobile phone subscribers > Per capita: Mobile telephone subscribers are subscribers to a public mobile telephone service using cellular technology. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Mobile phone subscribers per 1000: Mobile telephone subscribers are subscribers to a public mobile telephone service using cellular technology. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Number of titles: Number of individual daily newspaper titles by country. "Titles" do not indicate companies, as newspaper companies can have different titles in different countries, regions and cities.
  • Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Total average circulation: Estimated number of daily newspapers circulated each day.
  • Newspapers > List of newspapers: List of newspapers.
  • Number of PCs per million: The number of PC(personal computer) thousands in 2004. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Personal computers: Personal computers are self-contained computers designed to be used by a single individual.
  • Personal computers > Per capita: Personal computers are self-contained computers designed to be used by a single individual. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Personal computers per 1000: Personal computers are self-contained computers designed to be used by a single individual. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Radio > List of radio stations: List of radio stations.
  • Radio broadcast stations: The total number of AM, FM, and shortwave broadcast stations.
  • Radio receivers > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Radio receivers per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Radios per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Telecommunications > Telephone > Fixed telephone lines: Fixed telephone lines.
  • Telecommunications > Telephone > Main fixed phone lines per 100 people: Fixed-telephone subscriptions per 100 inhabitants.
  • Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions: Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions.
  • Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions: Mobile cellular subscriptions. Mobile cellular telephone subscriptions are subscriptions to a public mobile telephone service using cellular technology, which provide access to the public switched telephone network. Post-paid and prepaid subscriptions are included.
  • Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people: Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people). Mobile cellular telephone subscriptions are subscriptions to a public mobile telephone service using cellular technology, which provide access to the public switched telephone network. Post-paid and prepaid subscriptions are included.
  • Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions per 1000: Mobile cellular subscriptions. Mobile cellular telephone subscriptions are subscriptions to a public mobile telephone service using cellular technology, which provide access to the public switched telephone network. Post-paid and prepaid subscriptions are included. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Telecoms > Telephone lines: Telephone lines. Telephone lines are fixed telephone lines that connect a subscriber's terminal equipment to the public switched telephone network and that have a port on a telephone exchange. Integrated services digital network channels ands fixed wireless subscribers are included.
  • Telecoms > Telephone lines per 1000: Telephone lines. Telephone lines are fixed telephone lines that connect a subscriber's terminal equipment to the public switched telephone network and that have a port on a telephone exchange. Integrated services digital network channels ands fixed wireless subscribers are included. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Telephone mainlines per 1000: Telephone mainlines are fixed telephone lines connecting a subscriber to the telephone exchange equipment. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • Telephone system > 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
  • Telephones > Main lines in use: The total number of main telephone lines in use.
  • 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 > Main lines in use per 1000: The total number of main telephone lines in use. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • Telephones > Mobile cellular per 1000: The total number of mobile cellular telephones in use. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Television > List of TV stations: List of TV stations.
  • Television receivers > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Television receivers per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Televisions: The total number of televisions
  • Televisions per 1000: The total number of televisions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Average cost of local call 0.09 2001 37th out of 104
Broadcast media Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation (SIBC) is the sole TV broadcaster with 1 station; multi-channel pay-TV is available; SIBC, the public service broadcaster, operates 2 national radio stations and 2 provincial stations; 2 local commercial radio stations operating; Radio Australia is obtainable via satellite feed 2009
Daily newspapers > Per 1,000 people 10.85 2004 63th out of 77
Fixed line and mobile phone subscribers > Per 1,000 people 28.06 per 1,000 people 2005 134th out of 140
Households with television 4.06% 2003 51st out of 52
International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes 9.65 million min. 2000 137th out of 143
Internet > Broadband subscribers per 1000 0.959 2005 89th out of 114
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers 2,132 2012 167th out of 188
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000 3.88 2012 143th out of 188
Internet > Hosts 3,804 2008 125th out of 226
Internet > Hosts per 1000 7.55 2008 88th out of 198
Internet > IP addresses per capita 16.64 2014 172nd out of 233
Internet > ISP 1 2000 139th out of 161
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps 8.1 Mbps 2005 80th out of 87
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps > Per capita 16.95 Mbps per 1 million peop 2005 60th out of 87
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps per million 17.26 Mbps 2005 60th out of 87
Internet > Internet Service Providers 1 2003 193th out of 229
Internet > Internet penetration 7% 2013 178th out of 209
Internet > Internet users 40,905 2013 186th out of 209
Internet > Internet users > Per 100 people 7 2012 170th out of 201
Internet > Internet users per thousand people 68.49 2013 175th out of 205
Internet > Percent using internet 7% 2012 168th out of 200
Internet > Users 8,000 2006 149th out of 155
Internet > Users > Per capita 16.35 per 1,000 people 2006 133th out of 154
Internet > Users per 1000 16.64 2006 132nd out of 152
Internet users 10,000 2009 193th out of 206
Internet users > Per 100 people 1.96 2008 161st out of 186
Mobile phone subscribers 6,000 2005 168th out of 168
Mobile phone subscribers > Per capita 12.56 per 1,000 people 2005 162nd out of 168
Mobile phone subscribers per 1000 12.78 2005 161st out of 167
Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Number of titles 1 2004 151st out of 163
Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Total average circulation 5,000 2004 78th out of 83
Newspapers > List of newspapers

Solomon Star - daily

Solomons Voice - weekly

Solomon Times - weekly


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2013
Number of PCs per million 43.68 2004 94th out of 162
Personal computers 22,000 2005 53th out of 58
Personal computers > Per capita 46.05 per 1,000 people 2005 29th out of 58
Personal computers per 1000 46.88 2005 29th out of 58
Radio > List of radio stations

Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation (SIBC) - public, operates national station Radio Happy Isles, Wantok FM and provincial station Radio Happy Lagoon

Paoa FM - commercial

ZFM 100 - commercial

2013
Radio broadcast stations AM 1, FM 1, shortwave 1 2004
Radio receivers 57,000 1997 180th out of 187
Radio receivers > Per capita 0.148 per capita 1997 139th out of 181
Radio receivers per 1000 150.05 1997 137th out of 179
Radios 57,000 2003 183th out of 221
Radios per 1000 127.71 2003 159th out of 196
Telecommunications > Telephone > Fixed telephone lines 8,060 2012 195th out of 211
Telecommunications > Telephone > Main fixed phone lines per 100 people 1.47 2012 167th out of 202
Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions 302,147 2012 170th out of 199
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions 302,147 2012 171st out of 200
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 53.34 2012 171st out of 200
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions per 1000 549.76 2012 170th out of 200
Telecoms > Telephone lines 8,060 2012 194th out of 203
Telecoms > Telephone lines per 1000 14.67 2012 168th out of 203
Telephone mainlines per 1000 15.78 2005 117th out of 141
Telephone system > General assessment NA 2009
Telephone system > International country code - 677; satellite earth station - 1 Intelsat (Pacific Ocean) 2012
Telephones > Main lines in use 8,400 2011 180th out of 189
Telephones > Main lines in use > Per capita 15.54 per 1,000 people 2006 124th out of 147
Telephones > Main lines in use per 1000 15.92 2009 158th out of 193
Telephones > Mobile cellular 274,900 2011 166th out of 192
Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 19.23 per 1,000 people 2007 159th out of 162
Telephones > Mobile cellular per 1000 58.26 2009 179th out of 187
Television > List of TV stations

One Television

2013
Television receivers 3,000 1997 177th out of 184
Television receivers > Per capita 7.79 per 1,000 people 1997 160th out of 178
Television receivers per 1000 7.9 1997 158th out of 176
Televisions 3,000 2003 201st out of 214
Televisions per 1000 6.72 2003 177th out of 191

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.; World Development Indicators database; World Development Indicators database. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; International Telecommunication Union, World Telecommunication/ICT Development Report and database.; International Telecommunication Union, World Telecommunication/ICT Development Report and database. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. 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Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; http://www.iana.org/numbers; CIA World Factbook, December 2003; Wikipedia: List of countries by number of Internet users ("Percentage of Individuals using the Internet 2000-2012" , International Telecommunications Union (Geneva), June 2013, retrieved 22 June 2013); Wikipedia: List of countries by number of Internet users (Calculated using penetration rate and population data from "Countries and Areas Ranked by Population: 2012" , Population data, International Programs, U.S. Census Bureau, retrieved 26 June 2013); International Telecommunication Union, World Telecommunication/ICT Development Report and database, and World Bank estimates.; Wikipedia: List of countries by number of Internet users (Calculated using penetration rate and population data from "Countries and Areas Ranked by Population: 2012" , Population data, International Programs, U.S. Census Bureau, retrieved 26 June 2013). 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Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; International Telecommunication Union, World Telecommunication/ICT Development Report and database, and World Bank estimates. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011. 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Citation

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