Telecommunication in South Korea
Compared to the European Union
, South Korea is at the forefront of the development of telecommunications. Under the country code +82, there were a total of 93.62 million connections in 2019. Among them were 68.89 million million mobile phones, which corresponds to an average of 1.3 per person. In the EU, this figure is 1.2 mobile phones per person.
In the expansion of broadband Internet connections South Korea is very well in the race. Around 96% of all residents have access to the Internet. Approximately 42% have their own fast Internet connection, which is at least faster than the previous ISDN (more than 2048 kbit/s).
With about 315,697 webhosts, South Korea is below the world's average by population. Back to overview: South Korea