Afghanistan: Internet subscribers

* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Broadband internet subscribers, in thousands

 Latest value 27
 Year 2021
 Measure thousand subscribers
 Data availability 2004 - 2021
 Average 7
 Min - Max 0 - 27
 Source The International Telecommunication Union
For that indicator, we provide data for Afghanistan from 2004 to 2021. The average value for Afghanistan during that period was 7 thousand subscribers with a minimum of 0 thousand subscribers in 2004 and a maximum of 27 thousand subscribers in 2020. The latest value from 2021 is 27 thousand subscribers. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 192 countries is 6881 thousand subscribers. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Afghanistan - Internet subscribers - recent values

Historical chart
Afghanistan - Internet subscribers - historical chart - 2004-2021

Definition: Fixed broadband subscriptions refers to fixed subscriptions to high-speed access to the public Internet (a TCP/IP connection), at downstream speeds equal to, or greater than, 256 kbit/s. This includes cable modem, DSL, fiber-to-the-home/building, other fixed (wired)-broadband subscriptions, satellite broadband and terrestrial fixed wireless broadband. This total is measured irrespective of the method of payment. It excludes subscriptions that have access to data communications (including the Internet) via mobile-cellular networks. It should include fixed WiMAX and any other fixed wireless technologies. It includes both residential subscriptions and subscriptions for organizations.

 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Internet users 18.40 2020 percent
 Internet subscribers 27 2021 thousand subscribers
 Internet subscribers, per 100 people 0.07 2021 percent
 Mobile phone subscribers 22.68 2021 million subscribers
 Mobile phone subscribers, per 100 people 56.55 2021 subscribers per 100 people
 Airline passengers 0.29 2021 million passengers
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