The Americas

ITU The Americas region outline

The Americas region which encompasses both North and South America, along with the Caribbean, saw mobile cellular penetration reach 111.8% of individuals, and mobile broadband penetration exceed 78.2% in 2017. Internet access penetration increased from 65% of individuals in 2016 to 65.9% in 2017. International internet bandwidth increased from 46 kb/s/user in 2016 to 91 kb/s/user in 2017.

Deployed LTE Networks

The following chart shows the number of active 4G LTE networks, distributed by LTE frequency band. These data are rendered live and may update unexpectedly.

Deployed IoT Networks

The following chart shows the distribution of active Internet of Things networks by wireless network technology. Our database is a work in progress, data may be incomplete.

Countries in this Geographical Region

There are 58 unique countries, territories, and/or sovereign states in this geographic region.

ISO 3166: AI
Policy Maker: Public Utilities Commission
Spectrum Regulator: Public Utilities Commission
ISO 3166: AG
Policy Maker: Ministry of Information, Broadcasting, Telecommunications and Information Technology
Spectrum Regulator: Ministry of Information, Broadcasting, Telecommunications and Information Technology
ISO 3166: AR
Policy Maker: Ministerio de Modernización
Spectrum Regulator: Ente Nacional de Comunicaciones (ENACOM)
ISO 3166: AW
Policy Maker: Radiocommunication Agency Netherlands
Spectrum Regulator: Directie Telecommunicatiezaken
ISO 3166: BS
Policy Maker: Ministry of National Security
Spectrum Regulator: Utilities Regulation and Competition Authority (URCA)
ISO 3166: BB
Policy Maker: Ministry of Finance, Economic Affairs, Telecommunications, and Investment
Spectrum Regulator: Fair Trading Commission
ISO 3166: BZ
Policy Maker: Ministry of Finance, Public Service, Energy & Public Utilities
Spectrum Regulator: Public Utilities Commission (PUC)
ISO 3166: BM
Policy Maker: Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS)
Spectrum Regulator: Regulatory Authority of Bermuda
ISO 3166: BO
Policy Maker: Ministerio de Obras Públicas, Servicios y Vivienda
Spectrum Regulator: Autoridad de Regulación y Fiscalización de Telecomunicaciones y Transportes (ATT)
ISO 3166: BQ-BO
Policy Maker: Bureau Telecommunicatie & Post
Spectrum Regulator: Agentschap Telecom
ISO 3166: BR
Policy Maker: Ministry of Science, Technology, Innovation and Communications
Spectrum Regulator: Agência Nacional de Telecomunicações - ANATEL
ISO 3166: VG
Policy Maker: Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS)
Spectrum Regulator: Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (TRC)
ISO 3166: CA
Policy Maker: Telecommunications and Internet Policy Branch
Spectrum Regulator: Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission
ISO 3166: BQ
Policy Maker: No Data
Spectrum Regulator:
ISO 3166: KY
Policy Maker: Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS)
Spectrum Regulator: Information & Communications Technology Authority
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