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Korea's SK Telecom passes 4 million LTE subscribers, thanks to Samsung's Galaxy S III

Samsung's Galaxy S III sales in South Korea drive SK Telecom's LTE subscribers past 4 million

| Networking News | Posted: Jul 24, 2012 3:25 am

Korea telco SK Telecom posted some of their numbers over the weekend, proving that the high-tech nature of the country comes from their business. SK Telecom now have over 4 million LTE subscribers.


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This figure is actually pretty amazing when you think about it, with the telco hitting the number just 44 days after they hit the 3 million mark. Considering that the country has a population of around 50 million, this equates to 41,000 new sign ups per day.


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That sign up rate is a 71-percent increase in a new user acquisition numbers from June, with SK Telecom mentioning that the recently-launched Samsung Galaxy S III LTE model is a chief driving factor on the expanded demand. Sales of the Galaxy S III on SK Telecom reached 200,000 just 10 days after it was made available in South Korea.


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