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SKT Eyes Cooperation with Microsoft on Xbox Game Development

SKT Eyes Cooperation with Microsoft on Xbox Game Development

SEOUL, Jan. 15 (Korea Bizwire) – SK Telecom Co., South Korea’s top mobile carrier, said Wednesday it aims to expand cooperation with Microsoft Corp. on console games. SKT said it plans to support the development of games for Xbox, a home video game console manufactured by Microsoft, by boosting investment and marketing activities. To initiate [...]

Samsung to Buy U.S. Network Service Provider to Expand 5G Infrastructure

Samsung to Buy U.S. Network Service Provider to Expand 5G Infrastructure

SEOUL, Jan. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Tuesday it will acquire U.S. network service provider TeleWorld Solutions (TWS) Inc. to better provide 5G infrastructure and solutions. Under the deal, TWS will be a wholly owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics America Inc., according to the South Korean tech giant. Samsung didn’t reveal the [...]

SKT Forms Task Force with 5 Asian Telcos on 5G Mobile Edge Computing

SKT Forms Task Force with 5 Asian Telcos on 5G Mobile Edge Computing

SEOUL, Jan. 13 (Korea Bizwire) –- SK Telecom Co. (SKT), South Korea’s largest mobile carrier, said Monday it has formed an international task force with five Asian telecommunication firms to develop 5G mobile edge computing (MEC) technologies and services. Led by SKT, Global MEC TF will be comprised of Hong Kong’s PCCW Global Ltd. and [...]

S. Korea Starts Universal Super High-speed Internet Service for Entire Country

S. Korea Starts Universal Super High-speed Internet Service for Entire Country

SEOUL, Jan. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea has started offering super high-speed internet service for the entire country that will allow universal, convenient access to online data, the government said Sunday. “High-speed internet has been designated as a universal service that everyone is entitled to receive no matter where they are,” the Ministry of [...]

Vietnam Top Country for Mobile Roaming Among Koreans

Vietnam Top Country for Mobile Roaming Among Koreans

SEOUL, Dec. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — Vietnam is the country with the largest number of international roaming users for mobile phones at the end of this year. KT Corp., one of South Korea’s leading telecommunications firm, said Vietnam was the country that had the largest number of users of its voice call roaming service “ON” [...]