Lets have an overview about different facts related to south Korea on August 2020, after 18 months of their first launch, 5G in Korea is a very well established technology across the country and users.
Some interesting facts:
- 14% of all users are on a 5G network far above other countries (3% in china, 1% in USA)
- 29% of total mobile traffic runs on 5G networks
- 4x faster speed than 4G
- 5 more traffic per user reaching 26 Gb/Month
- 7x more data usage on VR devices
- 5x more data usage on cloud games
- All spectrum priority bands assignments already finalized.
- 2,680 Mhz total spectrum assigned on Mid/mmWave bands
- By 2026 it is planned to double the Korea 5G spectrum going for 2680 Mhz to 5320 Mhz
- 121k 5G mid band base stations already deployed
- 1,275 indoor facilities connected to 5G
- 76% 5G availability on public transportation services
- 8 Mn subscribers on 5G with 94% availability, planning to have 12M EoY 2020