Iceland: Communication#

Telephones - fixed linestotal subscriptions: 168,149
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 51 (July 2015 est.)
Telephones - mobile cellulartotal: 384,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 116 (July 2015 est.)
Telephone systemgeneral assessment: telecommunications infrastructure is modern and fully digitized, with satellite-earth stations, fiber-optic cables, and an extensive broadband network
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
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 Canad (2015)
Broadcast mediastate-owned public TV broadcaster operates 1 TV channel nationally; several privately owned TV stations broadcast nationally and roughly another half-dozen operate locally; about one-half the households utilize multi-channel cable or satellite TV services (2007)
Internet country
Internet userstotal: 326,000
percent of population: 98.2% (July 2015 est.)