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South Korea's 5G download speed is 691 Mbps

South Korea’s 5G download speed is 691 Mbps

Of South Korea 5G A report on Wednesday showed that download speeds and overall quality improved in the second half of the year from the first half of the country races to using the nationwide coverage of the latest generation network.

The average download speed on the high-speed network from the country’s three major mobile carriers SK Telecom, KD Corp and LG Plus Corp was 690.47 megabytes per second in the second half of the year, compared to 33.91 MB. S. From the first half, according to data from the Ministry of Science and Information Technology.

SK Telecom has a fast average download speed of 795.57 Mbps, KD 667.48 Mbps and LG Plus 608.49 Mbps.

The country’s average 4G LTE download speed reached 153.1 Mbps, which is four times slower than average 5G speed, According to the Yonhap news agency.

The Ministry has been publishing data on mobile network quality for two years to encourage network investment through mobile carriers.

South Korea It was the first country to commercialize 5G in April last year and rapidly developed more than 10 million 5G user base by the end of October, accounting for 14 per cent of the country’s total 70 million mobile subscriptions.


However, the network faced quality issues such as limited security and slower speeds than expected, with more than half a million 5G users expected to switch to 4G LT by August this year, according to Representative Hong Jung-minute ruling Democrats.

A recent report found that the quality and accessibility of the network has improved compared to the first half of the year.

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South Korea currently offers the full version of 5G, which requires support for 4G LTE.

South Korea is targeting 5G coverage nationwide by 2022, and three major carriers have pledged to spend a total of $ 25.7 trillion ($ 24 billion) that year to upgrade network infrastructure.

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