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South Korea to reach 5 million 5G subscribers by end-December

December 4, 2019


South Korea expects to reach 5 million subscribers in the 5G segment by the end of the year, Korean news service Yonhap reported, citing government data.

Almost 4 million South Koreans had subscribed to 5G as of the end of October, adding 516,000 from the previous month, according to the data compiled by the Ministry of Science and ICT.

The country’s three mobile operators – SK Telecom Co., KT Corp., and LG Uplus, rolled out the commercial 5G network in early April and have aggressively promoted their new service for premium smartphones.

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