Here's a quick summary of Internet and mobile phone penetration in Haiti prior to the earthquake. I've also included the complete Wall Street Journal article where I got the statistics from.
INTERNET IN HAITI: 11 percent penetration
MOBILE PHONE: 35 percent of residents of Haiti have mobile phones.
Haiti is connected to the Internet via a link through Bahamian Telecommunications Co. which has a Haitian partner. You can read the full story about the status of the Internet links here: WSJ story
TECH COMPANIES STEP UP: Mashable update on tech companies donations.
So far, Hollywood2020.net founder Joyce Schwarz cannot see info on what tech companies are doing to provide additional on-site support. In one CNN news report, Joyce Schwarz heard that an Irish Telecom was on board one of the planes heading to Haiti to assist with emergency mobile communications.
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