South Korea is a critical market for the mobile industry. It hosts two of the world’s biggest smartphone manufacturers, Samsung and LG, as well as various companies relating to the rest of the smartphone market. Carriers SK Telecom, KT and LG U+ have rolled out the ultra-fast LTE-Advance network across the nation, and with national smartphone penetration rate at 70 percent, South Korea boasts a booming mobile app economy.
App Annie is excited to announce the launch of the monthly South Korea App Annie Index for Apps. This report will provide a detailed look at the major movers in one of the app economy’s top-performing markets to help inform your business decisions in the region. To find out what’s hot in South Korea in Games, please check out the South Korea App Annie Index for Games. For more information on global top apps and publishers, see the full Index charts for September, including newly added charts for other countries.