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South Korea ends July with 2 mln 5G subs, adds 850,000 5G users in August

Tuesday 3 September 2019 | 07:39 CET | News
South Korea's 5G user base increased by 500,000 for three consecutive months from May. 5G customer additions are estimated to have jumped to 850,000 in August, boosted by the launch of Samsung's Galaxy Note 10 5G smartphone on the local market. In August, Samsung announced that pre-orders for its Galaxy Note 10 smartphone topped 1 million units in South Korea. Domestic operators SK Telecom, KT and LG Uplus started taking pre-orders for the device on 9 August. Samsung reached 1.3 million Galaxy Note 10 pre-orders, which represents a 2-fold increase from the total number of pre-orders received

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