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LTE subscribers in Korea UPDATE - May 1, 2014

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  • 1. LTE Subscribers in Korea © 2014 Netmanias • www.netmanias.com LTE subscribers As of April, 2014, the total number of mobile subscribers in Korea hit 55.2 million. This indicates that Korea has a penetration rate of 109.7%, considering its population, 50.3 million. Korea has 31.2 million LTE subscribers, which account for 56.6% of the total mobile subscribers. 1 3 5 7 9 11 1 3 5 7 9 11 1 3 2012 2013 2014 4G(LTE) 3G(WCDMA) 66.6 [PB] 9.7 3 21 40.5 18.6 Mobile data usage in Korea [PB/Month] As of the end of March 2014, the LTE traffic reached 66.6 PB, which is 6.9 times higher than 3G traffic. Monthly LTE Traffic grew By 164% from 40.5 PB to 66.6 PB over the last one year. 4G smartphone, 3G smartphone and 2G/3G feature phone users generate 2.263 GB, 1.13 GB and 3 MB of traffic on average per month. Mobile subscribers - Split per device type As of the end of April 2014, 38.6M subscribers, which is 69.6% of the total 55.2M mobile subscribers, are smartphone users. 1 6 1 6 1 4 2012 2013 20142011 Smarthpone Feature Phone Smart Pad 52.5M 55.2M 38.4M (69.6%) 16.1M (29.2%) 0.65M (1.2%) 21.3M (40.8%) 30.5M (58.3%) 0.48M (0.9%) 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 7 9 11 1 3 5 7 9 11 1 3 5 7 9 11 1 3 2012 2013 2014 2G & 3G 4G LTE [Million] 55.2M 24.0M 31.2MLaunch LTE services (July, 2011) 0 5 10 15 20 25 30 35 40 45 Q1 Q3 Q1 Q3 Q1 Q3 Q1 Q3 Q1 Q3 Q1 Q3 Q1 Q3 Q1 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 20132014 2G 3G 4G [Million] * Source: Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning LTE Subscribers in Korea UPDATE May 1, 2014NETMANIAS ONE-SHOT 2011 April 2014 31.2M (56.6%) 24.0M (43.4%)
  • 2. LTE Deployment Status by Operator in Korea (April 30, 2014) © 2014 Netmanias • www.netmanias.com LTE subscribers growth by operator LTE subscription rate South Korea’s top 3 operators have LTE subscription rates that are higher than any of its global competitors who launched the same service before them, especially LG U+ with the seemingly unbeatable 68.8% as of the end of March 2014. Mobile subscribers trace – Split per network (November 2011 – April 2014) 68.8% 53.2% 52.4% 49.3% 34.8% Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2011 2012 2013 2014 LG U+(Korea) SK Telecom (Korea) KT (Korea) Verizon (US) Docomo (Japan) SK Telecom has 14.8M LTE subscribers, which account for 47% of the total LTE subscribers in Korea. 0 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 8 10 12 2 4 6 8 10 12 2 4 6 8 10 12 2 4 2011 2012 2013 2014 SK Telecom KT LG U+ [Million] 14.8M 8.7M 7.7M 3. LG U+ 1 6 1 6 1 4 2012 2013 20142011 11.0M 9.3M 4G (LTE) 2G (CDMA) 3.4M (30.5%) 7.7M (69.5%) 9.0M (96.6%) 0.3M (3.4%) 1 6 1 6 1 4 2012 2013 20142011 26.5M 27.7M 4G (LTE) 3G (WCDMA) 2G (CDMA) 14.8M (53.4%) 9.1M (32.9%) 3.8M (13.7%) 0.4M (1.4%) 19.0M (71.8%) 7.1M (26.7%) 1. SK Telecom 4G (LTE) 3G (WCDMA) 7.7M (47.0%) 8.7M (53.0%) 16.4M (99.1%) 16.5M 16.4M 1 6 1 6 1 4 2012 2013 20142011 2. KT SK Telecom KT LG U+ 27.7M (50.1%) 16.5M (29.8%) 11.0M (20.0%) 55.2M Mobile subscribers in Korea April 2014 LTE Subscribers in Korea UPDATE May 1, 2014NETMANIAS ONE-SHOT

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