SK Telecom's LTE subscribers top 10 mln

Monday 22 April 2013 | 09:21 CET | News
SK Telecom has said that its number of LTE subscribers topped 10 million in the week starting 15 April. The milestone came 21 months after the mobile operator launched the LTE service in July 2011. LTE subscribers account for 37 percent of its total mobile subscriber base, and the operator offers a total 33 LTE devices.

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