Communications network

443,701

handheld scanners

Our communications network supports and maintains more than 140,000 desktop computers, 50,000 notebook computers, 56,080 printers, 32,087 smartphones, 125,630 phone lines and 443,701 handheld scanners.

* | Tags: Innovation USPS Fact #38 | March 7, 2022

The Postal Service has one of the world’s largest computer networks — linking more than 31,000 facilities and connecting hundreds of thousands of employees and hundreds of systems.

There are 622 remote locations within the postal system that receive network connectivity via satellite.

USPS has 92.5 petabytes of storage capacity — equivalent to playing more than 234,177 years of songs with no repeats.

More than 169,623 meetings per month are hosted online, representing more than 62.2 million minutes of conference time.