South Korean Internet users regularly utilize their super-fast broadband connections to stock up on blockbuster movies, according to a new study. Nearly half of the respondents of a survey conducted by the Korean Film Council said they have downloaded movies through file-sharing services, The Korea Times reports, with the typical user downloading 54.4 movies a year.

South Korea is often referred to as the future of broadband, with 90 percent of all households connected to the Net at high speed. No, we’re not talking about the type of slow-poke DSL that telcos euphemistically call broadband in the U.S. Think 40 Mbit, straight to your living room. And apparently South Koreans are putting these blazing-fast speeds to use. Continue reading at

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