5G subscriber-base reaches 6.34 mn in South Korea

More than six million in South Korea have subscribed to 5G mobile networks as of April, government data showed on Monday.
Verizon 5G network by EricssonThe number of 5G users in South Korea reached 6.34 million as of the end of April, up 7.8 percent from a month earlier, according to the data compiled by the Ministry of Science and ICT.

SK Telecom, KT and LG Uplus rolled out the commercial 5G network last April and have promoted their new service for premium smartphones.

SK Telecom’s 5G customers accounted for 45 percent, trailed by KT with 30.3 percent and LG Uplus with 24.7 percent, the ministry said.

The number of mobile subscribers between 2G and 5G came to 69.35 million as of the end of April, reports Yonhap news agency.