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Household communications spending hits record high in Q2: report
SEOUL, Aug. 16 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's household communication costs surged to a record high level in the second quarter as more people purchased high-end smartphones, a government report said Monday.

The average household spent 142,542 won (US$119.9) per month on various communication services in the April-June period, or 7.35 percent of their total monthly spending of 1.94 million won, Statistics Korea said in the report.