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Korean operators to introduce usage-based rates for 5G service – report

Thursday 24 May 2018 | 11:39 CET | News
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South Korean mobile operators plan to introduce a usage-based fee system for their upcoming 5G network service in a bid to help increase sales, writes Yonhap news agency, citing a report from Hana Financial Investment. The Korean Ministry of Science and ICT and SK Telecom, KT and LG Uplus plan to start commercial operations of the 5G mobile network in 2019. According to the same source, mobile operators are expected to choose a fee plan that charges subscribers based on their usage of services, instead of flat-rate pricing, in an attempt to increase sales and cover high initial investments.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: KT / SK Telecom
Countries: Korea, Republic of
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