How fast is 5G? We put it to the test

Samsung's Galaxy S10 5G was launched shortly after 5G services were rolled out in South Korea in April this year.
Samsung's Galaxy S10 5G was launched shortly after 5G services were rolled out in South Korea in April this year.PHOTO: JEREMY TEO, AFP

SEOUL - 5G was rolled out to mobile users in South Korea in April this year. Since then, the number of subscribers has crossed the three million mark.

The fifth generation of cellular network technology promises download speeds of up to 20Gbps, 20 times faster than what LTE, or 4G, offers currently.

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