Communication Statistics

The data is collected from our FSM Telecommunications Corporations on an annual basis. The FSM National Government is included in Pohnpei.   A Number of cell-phone/mobile shows phones sold while telephone, internet and fax show number of subscribers.

Service 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Total 10,387.9 9,641 10,415 10,281 8,374 9,285 10,614 8,483 9,940 10,769
-Telephone 8,243.3 7,280 7,124 7,433 5,919 6,353 6,745 5,572 5,950 6,123
---Government 1,044.3 1,158 1,325 1,223 898 912 932 738 749 895
---Business 2,076.6 1,686 1,731 1,697 1,880 1,957 2,044 1,436 1,535 1,610
---Residence 5,122.4 4,436 4,068 4,513 3,141 3,484 3,769 3,398 3,666 3,618
-Internet 1,724.0 2,003 2,924 2,496 2,163 2,640 3,577 2,651 3,763 4,400
---Government 513.0 761 426 538 268 288 307 142 165 172
---Business 300.0 449 516 564 897 960 1,057 516 651 705
---Residence 911.0 793 1,982 1,394 998 1,392 2,213 1,993 2,947 3,523
-Fax 420.6 358 367 352 292 292 292 260 227 246
---Government 155.2 144 155 145 111 111 111 151 147 137
---Business 265.3 214 212 207 181 181 181 109 80 109

Source: FSM Telecommunications Corporation
Notes: 1 FSM National Government is included in Pohnpei.

State 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Total 24,702 25,014 23,589 24,252 18,771 19,989 22,737 19,988 21,419 21,611
--Pohnpei 10,382 13,277 11,932 12,448 7,722 8,542 10,596 9,051 9,122 9,564
--Chuuk 5,388 9,053 9,269 9,331 6,591 7,159 7,806 6,848 7,611 7,284
--Yap 7,210 1,050 889 1,225 3,685 3,478 3,552 3,311 4,122 3,590
--Kosrae 1,721 1,634 1,499 1,248 773 810 783 778 564 1,173

Source: FSM Telecommunications Corporation
Note : 1 Cell phone was first introduced to Pohnpei State in 2000 and then the other States 2 to 3 years thereafter.
          : 2 The number of CellPhones are reflecting only what was sold @ fsmtc, anything outside of fsmtc is not included in these numbers.