South Korea: Mobile phone subscribers
(measure: million subscribers; Source: The International Telecommunication Union)
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South Korea: Mobile phone subscribers, in millions: For that indicator, The International Telecommunication Union provides data for South Korea from 1960 to 2017. The average value for South Korea during that period was 19.97 million subscribers with a minumum of 0 million subscribers in 1960 and a maximum of 63.66 million subscribers in 2017. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
Definition: Mobile cellular telephone subscriptions are subscriptions to a public mobile telephone service that provide access to the PSTN using cellular technology. The indicator includes (and is split into) the number of postpaid subscriptions, and the number of active prepaid accounts (i.e. that have been used during the last three months). The indicator applies to all mobile cellular subscriptions that offer voice communications. It excludes subscriptions via data cards or USB modems, subscriptions to public mobile data services, private trunked mobile radio, telepoint, radio paging and telemetry services.