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 phones sold while telephone, internet and fax show number of subscribers.

Subscribers by Communication Services

Service 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Total 32,940 35,090 34,655 34,004 34,533 27,145 29,274 33,351 28,471 31,359
Telephone 32,940 35,090 34,655 34,004 34,533 27,145 29,274 33,351 28,471 31,359
-Government 8,095 8,243 7,280 7,124 7,433 5,919 6,353 6,745 5,572 5,950
-Business 1,035 1,044 1,158 1,325 1,223 898 912 932 738 749
-Residence 2,062 2,076 1,686 1,731 1,697 1,880 1,957 2,044 1,436 1,535
Internet 4,997 5,122 4,436 4,068 4,513 3,141 3,484 3,769 3,398 3,666
-Government 816 1,724 2,003 2,924 2,496 2,163 2,640 3,577 2,651 3,763
-Business 315 513 761 426 538 268 288 307 142 165
-Residence 187 300 449 516 564 897 960 1,057 516 651
Fax 314 911 793 1,982 1,394 998 1,392 2,213 1,993 2,947
-Government 425 420 358 367 352 292 292 292 260 227
-Business 157 155 144 155 145 111 111 111 151 147

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

 

Number of Cellphones Purchased by State

Source:  FSM Telecommunications Corporation

Notes: 1 FSM National Government is included in Pohnpei
       2 A number of cellphone/mobile phones sold while telephone, internet, and fax show number of subscribers.
       3 A cell phone was first introduced to Pohnpei State in 2000 and then the other States 2 to 3 years thereafter.

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