south korea boasts 1 million 5g subscribers sees faster adoption rates than 4g

It looks like 5G adoption is going quite well in South Korea as according to the Ministry of Science and Technology as of June 10 there were 1 million subscribers to the new generation network. This number was reached in just 69 days which is 11 fewer than it took the country to reach 1 million 4G users back in 2011. Commercial 5G networks in South Korea were launched on April 3 and given the current subscriber count it means that each day saw an average of 17,000 new subscribers.

SK Telecom holds 40% of all 5G subscriptions while Korea Telecom and LG Uplus each account for 30%. SK…