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KT Signs Partnership with 360-degree Camera Maker

KT Signs Partnership with 360-degree Camera Maker

SEOUL, Dec. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — KT Corp., South Korea’s leading telecommunication service provider, said Tuesday it has signed a strategic partnership with the world’s top 360-degree camera maker to offer better 5G-based video communication service. Under the agreement with Insta360, KT said its Real 360 service, which allows users to chat with others in [...]

KT to Offer WiFi Service with Upgraded Privacy Protection

KT to Offer WiFi Service with Upgraded Privacy Protection

SEOUL, Dec. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — KT Corp., a major South Korean telecommunication company, said Sunday its WiFi service will have upgraded security with encryption-based privacy protection technology. KT said it will apply a technology that protects International Mobile Subscriber Identity (IMSI) for Android phones to its 130,000 wireless zones nationwide. IMSI is a unique [...]

KT Partners with Emergency Management Agency, Hospital for 5G-based Medical Services

KT Partners with Emergency Management Agency, Hospital for 5G-based Medical Services

SEOUL, Dec. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — KT Corp., South Korea’s leading telecommunication company, said Thursday it has joined hands with the country’s emergency management agency and a Seoul hospital to develop 5G-based emergency medical services. As a first step, KT said a 5G-based 119 emergency video call service, which it developed with the National Fire [...]

Samsung Tipped to Up Ante in Network Equipment Market on 5G Boom

Samsung Tipped to Up Ante in Network Equipment Market on 5G Boom

SEOUL, Dec. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. is likely to see its presence in the global network equipment market rise sharply next year as major telecommunication service operators are set to make massive investments in 5G network infrastructure, analysts here said Wednesday. Samsung’s share in the global mobile network equipment market stood at [...]

SKT, Samsung Heavy Succeed in Testing 5G-based Remote Control Ship

SKT, Samsung Heavy Succeed in Testing 5G-based Remote Control Ship

SEOUL, Dec. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Telecom Co., South Korea’s leading telecommunications operator, and Samsung Heavy Industries Co., a major shipbuilder, said Tuesday their 5G-powered remote control ship operation test was successful. A 3.3-meter model ship made by Samsung Heavy sailed successfully in the sea near the shipbuilder’s shipyard in Geoje, South Gyeongsang Province, [...]

KT, China Mobile to Boost Cooperation on 5G Roaming, Blockchain System

KT, China Mobile to Boost Cooperation on 5G Roaming, Blockchain System

SEOUL, Dec. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — KT Corp., South Korea’s major telecommunication service provider, on Thursday said it has agreed with China Mobile Communication Corp. to boost cooperation on 5G roaming services and a blockchain system. Using China Mobile’s network, KT said its 5G roaming services in China will be available later this month. The [...]

Pompeo Cites Samsung as Alternative to Chinese Tech Giants

Pompeo Cites Samsung as Alternative to Chinese Tech Giants

WASHINGTON, Dec. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday that Samsung is a “legitimate” substitute to Chinese companies in building 5G networks across the European Union. Pompeo made the case in an op-ed in Politico Europe ahead of an EU communications ministers meeting in Brussels on Tuesday. He argued that [...]