Korea, South Communications 2018, CIA World Factbook
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Korea, South Communications 2018

SOURCE: 2018 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Korea, South Communications 2018
SOURCE: 2018 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on February 28, 2018

Telephones - fixed lines:
total subscriptions: 28,035,600
[see also: Telephones - fixed lines - total subscriptions country ranks ]
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 55 (July 2016 est.)
[see also: Telephones - fixed lines - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 11

Telephones - mobile cellular:
total: 58.935 million
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular - total country ranks ]
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 120 (July 2016 est.)
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 25

Telephone system:
general assessment: excellent domestic and international services featuring rapid incorporation of new technologies
domestic: fixed-line and mobile-cellular services widely available with the latter subscribership up to about 120 per 100 persons; rapid assimilation of a full range of telecommunications technologies leading to a boom in e-commerce
international: country code - 82; numerous submarine cables provide links throughout Asia, Australia, the Middle East, Europe, and US; satellite earth stations - 66 (2016)

Broadcast media:
multiple national TV networks with 2 of the 3 largest networks publicly operated; the largest privately owned network, Seoul Broadcasting Service (SBS), has ties with other commercial TV networks; cable and satellite TV subscription services available; publicly operated radio broadcast networks and many privately owned radio broadcasting networks, each with multiple affiliates, and independent local stations (2017)

Internet country code:
.kr

Internet users:
total: 44.153 million
[see also: Internet users - total country ranks ]
percent of population: 89.9% (July 2016 est.)
[see also: Internet users - percent of population country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 17


NOTE: 1) The information regarding Korea, South on this page is re-published from the 2018 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Korea, South Communications 2018 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Korea, South Communications 2018 should be addressed to the CIA.
2) The rank that you see is the CIA reported rank, which may habe the following issues:
  a) The assign increasing rank number, alphabetically for countries with the same value of the ranked item, whereas we assign them the same rank.
  b) The CIA sometimes assignes counterintuitive ranks. For example, it assigns unemployment rates in increasing order, whereas we rank them in decreasing order






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