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South Korean operators launch 5G mobile networks

Thursday 4 April 2019 | 09:57 CET | News
South Korea has launched its first fully-fledged 5G mobile networks on 3 April. All three of South Korea's mobile operators are now live with their 5G services, AFP reports. "5G's hyper speed can connect one million devices within a one square kilometre zone simultaneously", KT said. KT vice-president Lee Pil-jae expects more than 3 million South Korean mobile customers to switch to 5G by end-2019. Seoul's economy minister Hong Nam-ki said domestic mobile operators invested at least KRW 2.6 billion in the deployment of their 5G networks this year alone.

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