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Korean carriers add 2.61 million 5G subscribers in Q1

May 13, 2021

South Korea’s mobile operators added a total of 2.61 million 5G subscribers in the first quarter of the year, according to data from the carrier’s earnings statements.

Korean carrier KT added 785,000 5G subscribers in the first quarter.

KT had a total of 4.4 million 5G customers at the end of March, up from 3.62 million at end-Q1 2020.

The company had ended the first quarter of 2020 with 1.78 million customers in the 5G segment.

At the end of the first quarter of 2021, KT Corp had a total of 14.36 million subscribers, including 5G customers.

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