Iceland holds the world record in mobile usage in the world (per capita)! Iceland actually does as well hold the world record (per capita) in several fields, such as ; Winner of the “strongest man in the world”, winner of the “miss world” competition, number of Nobel Price winners (we have one! – with a population of 320.000 – now do your math ;)). Phone coverage is in the most unlikely, remote places you find yourself in. You can rent cell phones in Iceland and buy prepaid cards. Most European mobile phones work in Iceland but North America does use a different standard so people from there do often have trouble using their mobile phones in Iceland (ie the option of renting a phone comes in handy…).