The three largest telecommunications companies in South Korea simultaneously launched a 5G connection.
3 April at 23.00 (April 4 at 5: 00 on Kiev) throughout South Korea has the opportunity to use communication of the fifth generation. It is reported gordonua.com citing Yonhap.
The Minister for information technology , Yu Yong-Min said that the country will become the driving force promoting this network on the planet.
The new network will share information much faster than the 4G network.
Three South Korean telecommunication companies – SK Telecom, KT and LG Uplus – was originally planned to launch commercial service 5G April 5, but postponed after the emergence of rumors that the mobile operator USA Verizon may begin to provide 5G services in the United States on April 4.
South Korea became the first country in the world that is completely covered by a network 5G.
5G – the fifth generation of communication, which operates based on telecommunications standards, following existing standards 4G/IMT-Advance.
29 June 2018 Finnish telecommunications company Elisa announced that the first in the world to launch a commercial network of the fifth generation. U.S. operator Verizon 1 October 2018 also announced the beginning of commercial operation of 5G network.