With 100.6 subscribers per 100 people, South Korea is ahead of Sweden, which has 98 per cent penetration. Finland is third with 87.8 per cent while Japan stands fourth with 82.4 per cent.

According to OECD there has been a 13 per cent growth in wireless broadband subscriptions among member countries during the period of last six months year on year and currently stands at 667 million notes c|net

OECD has noted that despite the 100 per cent penetration that the 100.6 per cent subscriber base in South Korea doesn’t necessarily mean that there are more internet users than people, which is more or less obvious.

The organization has also revealed that on an average high-speed internet mobile wireless has penetrated 54.3 per cent of the domestic market in member countries with United States having a 76.1 per cent penetration.