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Average per capita monthly mobile data use in South Korea rises in 2014

Compared to the same time an year ago the indicator went up strongly by 47.85%, adjusted figures from UK Office of Communications highlight. Mobile data traffic sharply rose by 655 megabyte, as it follows the tendency of the prior year when it climbed by 73.73%. It's the highest level on record since 2009. South Korea saw a rise of 3 792.31% in mobile data traffic during the last 6 years. Furthermore, it has attained a growth at a 0.91 percent compound annual growth rate over the last 5 years with a marginal overall increase since the start of observations. It averaged 755.33 megabyte from 2009 to 2014 and it attained its minimum of 52 megabyte in 2009.

Average per capita monthly mobile data use in South Korea rises in 2014
Date Megabyte Variation
2014 2 024.00 47.85
2013 1 369.00 73.73
2012 788.00 259.82
2011 219.00 173.75
2010 80.00 53.85
2009 52.00 N/A

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Main Mobile Services Indicators

  • Mobile Subscribers

    Subscriptions to a public mobile telephone service providing access to Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) using cellular technology, including number of pre-paid SIM cards active during the past three months. This includes both analogue and digital cellular systems (IMT-2000, 3G, 4G), but excludes mobile broadband subscriptions via data cards or USB modems. Based on: International Telecommunication Union.

  • Mobile Revenue

    Revenues from the provision of mobile cellular communications services including all voice and data (narrowband and broadband) services. Based on: International Telecommunication Union.

  • Mobile Call Volume

    Volume of mobile voice calls, usually expressed in number of calls or number of completed minutes. It includes calls made my mobile subscribers to fixed telephones and mobile phones. Based: International Telecommunication Union.

  • Mobile Messaging Volume

    Number of mobile messages sent, both to national and international destinations, usually expressed in million or billion messages. This should exclude messages sent by computers to mobile or vice versa. Based on: International Telecommunication Union.

  • Mobile Data Traffic

    Volume of data transiting through mobile networks.

  • Mobile Coverage

    Mobile cellular coverage of population in percent. This indicator measures the percentage of inhabitants that are within range of a mobile cellular signal, irrespective of wether or not they are subscribers. It is calculated by dividing the number of inhabitants within range of a mobile cellular signal by the total population. Based on: International Telecommunication Union.

  • Mobile ARPU

    Average Revenue per User of Mobile services (voice and data) by company or by country, on a monthly basis.

  • Mobile Internet Subscribers

    Number of subscribers to a Mobile Internet service

  • MOU

    Minutes of use (MOUs) is a measurement (usually monthly) of a wireless user’s total circuit-switched voice connection time.

  • Mobile Service Expenditure

    Household expenditure on mobile services, usually expressed in millions of national currency or percentage of GDP. It can also be measured per capita. Based on: Eurostat.

  • Mobile Churn

    Annual or monthly percentage rate at which customers stop subscribing to a mobile services provider.

  • Mobile Subscriber Addition

    New subscription to Mobile Service Providers (MSP) for mobile call services or mobile internet connection.