The high-speed Internet has spread rapidly throughout Korea, one of the world’s most internet savvy countries. Most households now have access to high-speed internet services.
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Demand for the Internet has led to proliferation of the so-called PC Bangs or Internet Cafés, which are readily available in almost every major city or town nationwide. At any of these commercial establishments you can send e-mails, surf the Web, draw up and print documents, all for a very reasonable price.
User fees range from 1,000 KRW to 1,500 KRW an hour.
Sometimes they can be cheaper during the evenings or with a membership card.
The cell phone has become an essential device for most Koreans. Mobile telecom businesses vie with each other, offering diverse services, including the transmission of moving visual images and short messages. Nowadays, smartphones are rapidly becoming an essential feature of everyday life in Korea.
To install a phone at your home or office, please buy a phone and call 100. You will need to present your passport and a copy of your alien registration certificate. The installation charge comes to about 60,000 won, while the basic monthly fee is 5,200 won.
businesses offer international call services with different call charges. You need to consult their home pages to view the details of their call charges.
They offer discounts (30-50%) on call charges in the following time slots:
early morning (before 8:00am); late night (after 9:00pm), and on public holidays.
|SK Telecom 00700 International Call Service||www.sktelink.co.kr|
|KT 001 International Call Service||KT001.olleh.com|
|Sejong Telecom 00365 International Call Service||www.00365.net|
|LG U+ 002 International Call Service||www.002v.com|