South Korea: Internet subscribers

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 South Korea

Broadband internet subscribers, in thousands

 Latest value 22944
 Reference 2021
 Measure thousand subscribers
 Source The International Telecommunication Union

For that indicator, we provide data for South Korea from 1998 to 2021. The average value for South Korea during that period was 14983 thousand subscribers with a minimum of 14 thousand subscribers in 1998 and a maximum of 22944 thousand subscribers in 2021. The latest value from 2021 is 22944 thousand subscribers. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 192 countries is 6887 thousand subscribers. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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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.
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