Connectivity – Information highway

Iceland has excellent information technology infrastructure and consistently ranks among the top countries for internet access and usage. Over 90% of households and businesses are connected to the internet. Iceland is connected to the global internet via four marine cables and satellites, and domestically via fibre optic cable, satellite and traditional copper wire.

There are 4 telecommunication companies providing voice and internet connectivity across Iceland. There are plans to upgrade to fibre-optic cables throughout Húnaþing vestra  coinciding with the tension and expansion of heating projects in the region. Wireless broadband access in Húnaþing vestra is available via the 3G network and 4G coverage is rapidly expanding across Iceland.