By Maria Gourtsilidou October 25, 2020
Globally, South Korea is far ahead of all other countries in the development of 5G. This conclusion is not at all surprising. South Korea in the first quarter of 2020 made significant progress concerning the rate of take-up among the population of the country.
Switzerland took second place on the list-making more progress with the rate of coverage of 5G in the country. To identify the world’s readiness to deploy and adopt 5G technology, CEOWORLD magazine reviewed 5G Market Progress Assessment (end-2019) report by OMDIA, Kuwait, the United States, Qatar and China ranked third, fourth, fifth, and sixth respectively, among the countries that have made the most progress in 5G to date. Kuwait, United States, and Qatar made the most progress in the field of coverage in the first quarter of 2020, while China did the best concerning the rate of take-up among the population of the country. Switzerland is the leader at 5G among European countries.
South Africa rated 14th on the list, according to the article.