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Tomi Ahonen's book "Digital Korea" discusses digital convergence in South Korea. Here are some excerpted statistics:

- 90% of South Koreans have broadband Internet access.

- The most popular online game in Korea, Lineage, has 14 million users worldwide, twice as many as World of Warcraft.

- The second most desired car is not a Ferrari but a "Solid Pro," a virtual car from the online game Kart Rider.

- In South Korea, the average broadband connection is between 50 and 100 megabits a second (compared with the UK's average 4.6 megabits). South Korea is already rolling out pilot connections at 1,000 megabits a second.

- South Koreans pay for their broadband at the lowest rates in the world.

- 43% of South Koreans use cell-phone-based Internet. (SOURCE: NIDA September 2005)

- Apple's iPhone is not revolutionary in Korea. (lulz)

- 97% of South Koreans buy ring tones. (SOURCE: NIDA September 2005)

- South Korean youth replace cell phones every 11 months. (SOURCE: NIDA September 2005)

- 99% of phones sold in South Korea in 2005 were camera phones. (SOURCE: MIC 2006)