According to the statistics of the Ministry of Science, Technology, Information and Communication of the Republic of Korea, after SK Telecom strengthened the promotion of the 5G solution, the 5G telecom market gradually formed a 5:3:2 situation, similar to the LTE period.
According to the Korean technology media "THE DIGITALTIMES", the Ministry of Science, Technology, and Information and Communications announced statistics on the 3rd. As of the end of July this year, the number of 5G users in Korea was 1,91,170, an increase of 574,840 compared with the previous month. According to past data, the number of 5G users in April was only 27,1,686, and it increased to 512,529 in May. Since the number of people exceeded 500,000, the growth rate has soared. The possibility of surpassing 5 million this year is increasing. Big.
As of July, SK Telecom had 790,241 1,5 5 users, KT had 590,661, and LG U+ had 520,385. It is worth noting that SK Telecom's net increase in users in July reached 260,895, and the market share grew to 41.4%.
At the beginning of the 5G network opening, KT once won the city's championship, but after SK Telecom came to the fore, KT and LG U+ began to compete for the second place in the market. In June, LG U+5G market share was 31.6%, leading KT (30.4%) about 2%, but after July, KT and LG U+ 5G market share were 30.8%, 23.8%, KT and LG U+ opened the gap. The market originally expected that the 5G market will form a 4:3:3 situation, but with the rapid decline of LG U+ market share, the pattern of the 5G market gradually moved closer to 5:3:2 in the LTE period.
"Yonhap News" also pointed out that after the 5G flagship Galaxy Note10 was launched in August, 5G users increased by 850,000. This month, the 5G mobile phone Samsung Galaxy A90 5G and LG LG V50S ThinQ will be launched in the 5G market. power. Relevant people in the telecom industry expect that with the increase in the number of 5G mobile phones and the intensification of competition among telecom operators, South Korea is expected to achieve the goal of 5 million 5G users within the year.