Geum Yi

[Financial Times] South Korea targets 5G global supremacy

November 25, 2014





Smartphone users in the western world might still be getting used to the rapid connections offered by 4G mobile networks, but South Korea first rolled out the technology in 2006.

Now, the country’s government, telecoms networks and technology groups are racing to take the lead in developing a new 5G standard that they claim will be 1,000 times faster than the best connections available.