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SK Telecom Joins Hands with Deutsche Telekom on 5G RF Repeaters

SK Telecom Joins Hands with Deutsche Telekom on 5G RF Repeaters

SEOUL, Feb. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Telecom Co., South Korea’s largest mobile carrier, said Thursday it has joined hands with Deutsche Telekom AG on 5G radio frequency (RF) repeater solutions. SK Telecom said it will collaborate with Deutsche Telekom to install Korean technology-based 5G RF repeaters in major German cities in the second quarter [...]

Seoul’s Smart City Special Zone Project Making Progress

Seoul’s Smart City Special Zone Project Making Progress

SEOUL, Feb. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — A year after the Seoul Metropolitan Government designated Seongdong and Yangcheon districts as “Smart City Special Zones”, the city’s initiative to find technological solutions to urban issues is starting to pay off. The special districts are areas where new technologies and services can be applied in a real-world environment [...]

Mobile Carriers Look to B2B Industry for Growth

Mobile Carriers Look to B2B Industry for Growth

SEOUL, Feb. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s telecommunication firms are turning to the business-to-business (B2B) industry to survive in the era of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, based on the realization that the business-to-consumer (B2C) area, where companies reap profits from mobile plans, is reaching its limit as almost all South Koreans now own a [...]

Real-name Registration System for Drones Coming Next Year

Real-name Registration System for Drones Coming Next Year

SEOUL, Feb. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Starting next year, owners of drones weighing up to 2 kilograms or more will have to report their drone to the government. The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport on Wednesday announced legislation of the enforcement ordinance of the Aviation Safety Act, which classifies and manages drones based on [...]

Samsung Display Announces Commercialization of Glass Cover for Foldable Devices

Samsung Display Announces Commercialization of Glass Cover for Foldable Devices

SEOUL, Feb. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Display Co., an affiliate of Samsung Electronics Co., said Wednesday it has commercialized a glass cover for foldable devices. Samsung Display said its ultra thin glass (UTG) cover window that is about 30 micrometers thick can be mass-produced for various foldable devices. The flexible glass cover is already [...]

Researchers Develops Eco-friendly Plastic Production Technology

Researchers Develops Eco-friendly Plastic Production Technology

DAEJEON, Feb. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — The Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology announced Tuesday that it has developed a new technology to produce eco-friendly polyethylene furanoate (PEF) plastic. PEF has been spotlighted as a new bio-alternative to replace PET plastic, and is made of glucose, a sugar substance originating from plants. The PET alternative [...]