Finland Communications System


Finland Finland Telephones – fixed lines:

total subscriptions: 378,200 (2017 est.)

subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 7 (2017 est.)

country comparison to the world: 104

Finland Telephones – mobile cellular:

total subscriptions: 7,307,800 (2017 est.)

subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 132 (2017 est.)

country comparison to the world: 104

Finland Telephone system:

general assessment: modern system with excellent service; one of the most progressive in Europe; one of the highest broadband and mobile penetrations rates in the region; forefront in testing 5G networks; for 2025 and 2030 FttP (fiber to the home) and DOCSIS3.1 (new generation of cable services for high speed connections) technologies

domestic: digital fiber-optic, fixed-line 7 per 100 subscription; 132 per 100 mobile-cellular; network and an extensive mobile-cellular network provide domestic needs

international: country code – 358; submarine cables provide links to Estonia and Sweden; satellite earth stations – access to Intelsat transmission service via a Swedish satellite earth station, 1 Inmarsat (Atlantic and Indian Ocean regions); note – Finland shares the Inmarsat earth station with the other Nordic countries (Denmark, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden)

Finland Broadcast media:

a mix of 3 publicly operated TV stations and numerous privately owned TV stations; several free and special-interest pay-TV channels; cable and satellite multi-channel subscription services are available; all TV signals are broadcast digitally; Internet television, such as Netflix and others, is available; public broadcasting maintains a network of 13 national and 25 regional radio stations; a large number of private radio broadcasters and access to Internet radio

Finland Internet country code:

.finote – Aland Islands assigned .ax

Finland Internet users:

total: 4,822,132 (July 2016 est.)

percent of population: 87.7% (July 2016 est.)

country comparison to the world: 76

Finland Broadband – fixed subscriptions:

total: 1,709,400 (2017 est.)

subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 31 (2017 est.)

country comparison to the world: 56

Data for Educational Purpose Only.


The World Factbook 2016-17. Washington, DC: Central Intelligence Agency, 2016.

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