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Korea, South Communications 2015

SOURCE: 2015 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Korea, South Communications 2015
SOURCE: 2015 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on June 20, 2014

Telephones - main lines in use:
30.1 million (2012)
country comparison to the world: 11
[see also: Telephones - main lines in use country ranks ]

Telephones - mobile cellular:
53.625 million (2012)
country comparison to the world: 25
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular country ranks ]

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 a combined telephone subscribership of roughly 170 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 (2011)

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 (2010)

Internet country code:
.kr

Internet hosts:
315,697 (2012)
country comparison to the world: 62
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
39.4 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 11
[see also: Internet users country ranks ]


NOTE: 1) The information regarding Korea, South on this page is re-published from the 2015 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Korea, South Communications 2015 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Korea, South Communications 2015 should be addressed to the CIA.
2) The rank that you see is the CIA reported rank, which may habe the following issues:
  a) They 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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