19th of March 2021
Author: Joseph Waring
More than 1,000 5G subscribers in South Korea planned joint legal action against mobile operators over what they claim are slow data rates and poor coverage, Yonhap News Agency reported.
The group plans to file a class action lawsuit in May after adding more users to a complaint. It is seeking at least KRW1 million ($885.15) in compensation per subscriber who on two-year plans from SK Telecom, KT and LG Uplus, the news service wrote.
Kim Jin-wook, a lawyer managing the case, claimed the quality of 5G services doesn’t meet expectations, with slower than advertised data rates and coverage limited to major cities despite the service costing more than LTE plans.