SK Telecom Signs Up 150,000 Customers to LTE-A Service

South Korea’s SK Telecom says that it has signed up over 150,000 customers to its upgraded LTE-A network, just two weeks after the service was launched.

The network doubles the average LTE download speed, and offers theoretical peak download speeds of up to 150 Mbps.

The LTE-Advanced service is currently available in Seoul and 43 other major cities.

The mobile network said that it expects the subscriber growth to accelerate as more compatible devices are launched. Currently, just on Samsung smartphone is available.

In related news, rival mobile network, LG U+ said that it plans to launch itsLTE-A upgrade by the end of this month, although coverage wont be as widespread at the launch date. (


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