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Mobile Advertising Grows Robustly, as Broadcasting Ads Dwindle: Report

Mobile Advertising Grows Robustly, as Broadcasting Ads Dwindle: Report

SEOUL, Feb. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s advertising industry posted annual growth of about 4 percent in 2017, mainly on the strength of robust expansion of mobile advertising, a government report said Thursday. In contrast to the growth of the mobile advertising market, the volume of broadcast advertising shrank, the report, issued by the [...]

Samsung Falls to No. 2 Smartphone Vendor in Thailand in Q4

Samsung Falls to No. 2 Smartphone Vendor in Thailand in Q4

SEOUL, Feb. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co.’s smartphone shipments sharply fell in Thailand in the fourth quarter from a year earlier, losing its top title to Chinese rival Oppo, an industry tracker said Thursday. The South Korean tech giant released just over 1 million smartphones in Thailand in the October-December period, taking up [...]

Incheon’s Yeonsu District Introduces Shared Electric Bicycles

Incheon’s Yeonsu District Introduces Shared Electric Bicycles

INCHEON, Feb. 13 (Korea Bizwire) – Incheon’s Yeonsu District has launched South Korea’s very first shared electric bicycle service. The district, in cooperation with Kakao Mobility Corp., a South Korean transportation service company, will install 400 Kakao T bicycles throughout the district to pilot the initiative until June. Kakao T bikes use a Pedal Assist [...]

Total Unused Membership Points by Mobile Carriers Balloon to Nearly W200 bln: Report

Total Unused Membership Points by Mobile Carriers Balloon to Nearly W200 bln: Report

SEOUL, Feb. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — Nearly 200 billion won (US$178.2 million) worth of membership points by South Korea’s three mobile carriers went unused and expired over the past six years, a report by Ministry of Science and ICT showed Thursday. A total of 190.5 billion won worth of reward points offered by SK Telecom [...]

Gov’t to Ease Rule on Recharging Credit at Mobile Payment Platforms

Gov’t to Ease Rule on Recharging Credit at Mobile Payment Platforms

SEOUL, Feb. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — The government plans to ease a rule on recharging credit at mobile payment platforms as it seeks to promote the financial technology sector, an official said Thursday. Currently, people in South Korea can recharge up to 2 million won (US$1,782) at a mobile payment platform, such as Kakao Pay [...]

Samsung’s Galaxy M Series Phones Sells Out Minutes After Launch in India

Samsung’s Galaxy M Series Phones Sells Out Minutes After Launch in India

SEOUL, Feb. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co.’s new mid-level smartphone, tailored for the Indian market, sold out three minutes after going on sale on the country’s Amazon site, the tech giant said Wednesday. The South Korean company, citing the retailer, said the standard M10 and larger M20 phone sales in the first day [...]

S. Korea Tops Smartphone Penetration Rate in 2018: Report

S. Korea Tops Smartphone Penetration Rate in 2018: Report

SEOUL, Feb. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — Nine out of 10 South Koreans use a smartphone, marking the highest level of smartphone ownership in the world, a recent report showed. Ninety-five percent of the South Korean population used a smartphone last year, the highest rate among 27 countries surveyed, according to the report released by the [...]

New App Offer Solution to Apartment Noise Complaints

New App Offer Solution to Apartment Noise Complaints

SEOUL, Feb. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — While many families leave for their hometown to visit their families during the Lunar New Year holiday, there are many houses full of people gathered to meet relatives and families. Children gathered at their grandparents’ house run around with their cousins filled with joy after receiving pocket money. For [...]