South Korean is the first nation worldwide to have the 5G commercial network and it is also the country with the world’s highest number of 5G users. At the end of June, the country’s 5G users were about 1.34 million which is an increase of 70% (550,000) compared to May figure as announced by Korean media.
According to statistics and analysis, by the end of the year, it’s announced that 5G users in South Korean may increase to 4 to 5 million. Meanwhile, users on the 5G network has refused to go back to 4G, they claim 5G is much faster.
It took 69 days to exceed 1 million subscribers after the launch of 5G in South Korean which is 11 days time taken by 4G users to reach 1 million. Moreover, 5G adoption rate in South Korean is rapid, this may be the case in other nations, especially China, Nigeria and US.