South Korea already has over 260,000 5G subscribers

01 May 2019
Fast adoption for the new network standard.

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  • Anonymous

Luxor, 02 May 2019Korea obviously. 5G ads literally all over tv especially from KT... moredid the last commentator ever visited china to know their network capabilities? they are selling it and that is alright. he know only that of two states in the us. you cant know everything man so shut up

  • elon

Gandalfdenvite, 02 May 2019Why would anyone need 5G in a phone?its more for IoT, e.g. self driving cars

  • Anonymous

Gandalfdenvite, 02 May 2019Why would anyone need 5G in a phone?hotspot

  • John Doe

Gandalfdenvite, 02 May 2019Why would anyone need 5G in a phone?5G unlimited(No throttle) data plan costs $65 in Korea, that's why the 5G is taking off like rocket.

  • Gandalfdenvite

Bewildered , 02 May 2019It's not about having a 5G service it's about having 5G CAPABLE ... moreWhy would anyone need 5G in a phone?

  • gg

Meaningless Mambo Jambo as the rest electronic industry

  • Bewildered

Teddy Sadcat, 02 May 20191st place goes to South Korea being the first with 5G, and is mu... moreIt's not about having a 5G service it's about having 5G CAPABLE phone

Why invest in a 4G flagship when you can purchase the same spec 5G phone, 4G phones cannot be upgraded to 5G

The worst place to get information from are the networks who are working behind the scenes bring 5G

The alternative is wait for 5G is 100% up and running then get a 5G phone

Purchasing 5G now mean hit the ground running.
Just like 4G, 5G is already on one network in 5 or 6 UK major cities

Just using Internet speed 5G is the express train 4G is stopping at all stations

I am not advocating 5G over 4G, but for me and many I am or will purchasing a flagship 4G 2019 phone which has a 5G antenna

2020 and 2021 5G phones will of course have better specs and Android versions

Optional, 02 May 2019And do you know any country where 5G is in more than 1 or two cities?1st place goes to South Korea being the first with 5G, and is much rounded with 80+ cities over 3 states
2nd goes to the US for having commercial 5G, but only on Chicago and Minneapolis, 2 cities in 2 seperate states.
China is nowhere to be seen with commercially available 5G, as much as they boasted they will be the first to start selling it.

Optional, 02 May 2019Not that bad? But it is still more expensive, right? Also 5G pho... moreIn my case, adding 5$/month and getting rid of freaking QoS was really not a big deal.
And in some cases, 5G plans are actually cheaper than traditional LTE plans here.
Yes....5G phones are pricey. That is definitely true. But they are working with the coverages, and the speed is blazingly fast in good conditions. I think it is a price worth paying.

Optional, 02 May 2019And do you know any country where 5G is in more than 1 or two cities?Korea obviously. 5G ads literally all over tv especially from KT. 5G services in Korea mostly concentrated in six cities including Seoul, Daegu and Busan. KT, SK Telecom and LG Plus claimed their services available in 85 cities. Don't believe me you can check out KT 5G ads in youtube. They really going all out promoting it.

  • Optional

Luxor, 02 May 2019It's not pointless if you live where it is not limited. Duhh. And do you know any country where 5G is in more than 1 or two cities?

  • Optional

Vulpecula, 02 May 2019Using kt 5G and can say the prices are not that bad as expected.... moreNot that bad? But it is still more expensive, right? Also 5G phones will be more expensive...

Optional, 02 May 2019Also seems like 5G will be good excuse for everyone to raise the... moreUsing kt 5G and can say the prices are not that bad as expected.
Adding few more bills and getting unlimited 5G data without QoS. Satisfied with
it. Well, I'm using several hundred gigs by mobile data and that could be considered.

Optional, 02 May 2019What's the point of expensive 5g phones if network is so limited....It's not pointless if you live where it is not limited. Duhh.

  • Optional

Also seems like 5G will be good excuse for everyone to raise the prices.

  • Anonymous

It’s a kind of scam because most of customers of 5G service, they can’t get the signal properly even the coverage map is showing the place where is covered.
Additionally, on the device, there is no LTE signal notification. Only 5G is showing even it’s using LTE signal.
Telecommunication company set the signal notification as below
White 5G with black background means LTE and Black 5G with white background means 5G signal. What a pity!!
I am a Korean but not using 5G service yet

  • Optional

What's the point of expensive 5g phones if network is so limited....

I just came here to read the people crying about 5G radiation, but I'm greatly disappointed there isn't. hope 5G comes to Australia soon though

  • Anonymous

Speed...??

  • Anonymous

people is looking for 5G ultra fast internet just to use 5 or 10 GB per month. people is so crazy