South Korea: Communication#

Telephones - fixed linestotal subscriptions: 28,882,783
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 59 (July 2015 est.)
Telephones - mobile cellulartotal: 58.935 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 120 (July 2015 est.)
Telephone systemgeneral assessment: excellent domestic and international services featuring rapid incorporation of new technologies
domestic: fixed-line and mobile-cellular services widely available with the latter subscribership up to about 120 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 (2015)
Broadcast mediamultiple 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; pu (2010)
Internet country
Internet userstotal: 44.153 million
percent of population: 89.9% (July 2015 est.)