Number of Internet subscriptions ADSL is more than 320 thousand lines
The number of fix telephone lines in Palestine reached 432 thousands in 2016 while the number of mobile phone subscribers reached 3.6million; percentage of geographical coverage by mobile phone network is about 98%. The number of ADSL subscribers reached more than 320 thousands in 2016.
About a half of Palestinian households have a Smartphone
Currently, the estimated percentage of individuals who own a Smartphone is about a quarter of the total individuals who own a mobile phone, while the percentage of households in Palestine with a Smartphone is 52.1% in 2015, with 60.7% in the West Bank and 35.7% in Gaza Strip, with an increase of 2.0% compared with the year 2014.
Social Media Networks
The percentage of Internet users had increased for both sexes to 57.4% in 2015 based on the International Telecommunication Union estimates, with an increase of 6% compared with the year 2014, the number of users of social media reached 1,250,000 by two hours use per day.