(measure: thousand subscribers; Source: The International Telecommunication Union)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
South Korea: Broadband internet subscribers, in thousands
, 1998 - 2019:
For that indicator, we provide data for South Korea from 1998 to 2019. The average value for South Korea during that period was 14294 thousand subscribers with a minimum of 14 thousand subscribers in 1998 and a maximum of 21906 thousand subscribers in 2019.
The latest value from 2019 is 21906 thousand subscribers. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 160
countries is 7855 thousand subscribers.
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Definition: Fixed broadband subscriptions refers to fixed subscriptions to high-speed access to the public Internet (a TCP/IP connection), at downstream speeds equal to, or greater than, 256 kbit/s. This includes cable modem, DSL, fiber-to-the-home/building, other fixed (wired)-broadband subscriptions, satellite broadband and terrestrial fixed wireless broadband. This total is measured irrespective of the method of payment. It excludes subscriptions that have access to data communications (including the Internet) via mobile-cellular networks. It should include fixed WiMAX and any other fixed wireless technologies. It includes both residential subscriptions and subscriptions for organizations.