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South Korea reaches over 84% internet penetration

Wednesday 21 August 2013 | 10:56 CET | News
South Korea ranked 21st among global peers in terms of the percentage of population with internet access in 2012, reports Yonhap News Agency citing a report by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). About 84.1 percent of South Koreans had access to the internet in 2012, edging up from 83.8 percent a year earlier. The research was conducted on 211 countries. Although South Korea ranked fifth in 2004 at 72.7 percent, its ranking has continued to fall as countries with small populations, such as Lichtenstein, Qatar and Bahrain, posted steep rises in the portion of internet users. North

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