Phone and Internet

Mobile Services

Mobile phones are common throughout Korea and have replaced most phone booths, though a few booths are retained in busy areas near bus stops and subway stations. One popular option is to purchase a local prepaid SIM card at one of many mobile phone stores across Korea. They’re cost effective and easy to use.

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Mobile Phone Rental Service

Mobile rental services are available at Incheon International Airport or online. Many people prefer hiring a mobile phone over buying SIM card. Simply return your mobile phone at the airport before you leave. Check out local mobile service providers’ websites for the best deals.

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The Korean internet system is quite advanced. Wi-Fi Internet is available in public areas such as airports, train stations, and bus terminals across Korea. PC rooms and internet cafes are also convenient places to access the internet and many PC rooms are open 24 hours. They even offer snack bars.

Phone Booths

Public telephones are operated by coins, telephone cards or credit cards, depending on the type of phone. Telephone cards can be purchased at convenience stores or stands in 3000, 5000, or 10,000 â‚© denominations.