PC Phone Usage Rises Steadily

PC Phone Usage Rises Steadily

Posted on: english.chosun.com

The number of Internet-phone users in Korea has risen to nearly 900,000, leading to forecasts of steady growth of this service in one of the world’s most-wired countries.The Korea Information Society Development Institute says 880,000 people use their PCs as phones in a market scaled at around W118 billion (US$1=W908).

The institute forecasts steady growth for this market with bigger players entering the fray to lure more customers with clearer connections.

Internet phone service was introduced to Korea in early 2000 offering cheap rates, but poor connection quality has led to lackluster usage.



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