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SK Telecom passes 1 million 5G subscribers milestone

Thursday 22 August 2019 | 08:57 CET | News
South Korean operator SK Telecom announced it has passed the milestone of 1 million 5G subscribers in the first 140 days since the launch of its 5G network on 3 April. The company's 5G subscribers account for more than 3.5 percent of SK Telecom's total subscriber base of 28 million.

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Companies: Samsung / SK Telecom
Countries: Korea, Republic of
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