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This update of South Korea's telecoms market covers mobile, fixed broadband, operator initiatives, consumer market trends, and regulation. It also includes subscription, revenue, and technology forecasts for mobile broadband, fixed broadband, and pay TV.


  • Strong waves of consolidation are likely to further overheat the South Korean telecoms market. Players are gearing up to improve bundled offerings, with a focus on integrating media business.
  • Mobile operators are shifting business models with data-only charging plans. Growing demand for data and increasing penetration of smartphones has sparked the need for data-centric plans.
  • Operators are focusing on capacity enhancements, investing in LTE-A and Giga infrastructure. With high LTE penetration, operators are now shifting to network capacity enhancements to drive higher data consumption.

Features and Benefits

  • Identifies the telecom dynamics and trends playing out in South Korea's telecoms sector
  • Compares financials and performance of cellular operators
  • Covers TV and video market outlook and trends

Key questions answered

  • What are the current pricing and content initiatives and strategies being adopted by South Korean operators?
  • What are emerging trends in the OTT TV and video segment?
  • What is the state of the telecoms regulatory and policy environment in South Korea?

Table of contents


  • Introduction
  • Download 1: South Korea Update, December 2015

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