The Growth of Broadband and Electronic Commerce in South Korea: Contributing Factors

@article{Lee2003TheGO,
  title={The Growth of Broadband and Electronic Commerce in South Korea: Contributing Factors},
  author={Heejin Lee and Robert M. O'Keefe and Kyounglim Yun},
  journal={Inf. Soc.},
  year={2003},
  volume={19},
  pages={81-93}
}
From 1998 through 2001, South Korea witnessed a remarkable diffusion in broadband Internet connections. Using published and other data, this paper explores the actions and factors contributing to this diffusion from three viewpoints: government, private sector, and social. We suggest that the matching of demand and supply is the most important factor in the fast diffusion of broadband in Korea. In particular, fierce infrastructure competition led to quality services at a low fixed price. Online… CONTINUE READING

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