South Korea: Mobile phone subscribers

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 South Korea

Mobile phone subscribers, in millions

 Latest value 72.86
 Reference 2021
 Measure million subscribers
 Source The International Telecommunication Union

For that indicator, we provide data for South Korea from 1960 to 2021. The average value for South Korea during that period was 24.11 million subscribers with a minimum of 0 million subscribers in 1960 and a maximum of 72.86 million subscribers in 2021. The latest value from 2021 is 72.86 million subscribers. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 150 countries is 53.49 million subscribers. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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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.
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