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ICT Ministry Mulling Details of 5G Spectrum Auction

ICT Ministry Mulling Details of 5G Spectrum Auction

SEOUL, Mar. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s tech ministry is in the process of setting details of the upcoming auction for spectrum supporting the high-end fifth-generation (5G) network, industry watchers said Sunday. The Ministry of Science and ICT plans to complete its review in the near future and hold a public hearing next month, [...]

5G Mobile Technology Takes Center Stage at PyeongChang Olympics

5G Mobile Technology Takes Center Stage at PyeongChang Olympics

SEOUL, Feb. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — From 5G networks and virtual reality to live 4K broadcasts, cutting-edge technology has become a mainstay of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics. The opening ceremony of the PyeongChang Games last Friday was a monumental showcase of 5G mobile technology, starting from a carefully orchestrated eye-opening drone show to a giant [...]

South Korea Shows Off Cooperative Driving Among Autonomous Vehicles

South Korea Shows Off Cooperative Driving Among Autonomous Vehicles

HWASEONG, Feb. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea successfully demonstrated 5G cooperative driving technology for autonomous vehicles at K-City in Hwaseong on Monday, along with the latest road safety technology that prevents accidents in inclement weather and blind spots. It’s the first time in the world that cooperative driving has been trialed as part of [...]

Government Offers Mobile Carriers Discounts for 5G Frequency Band to Encourage Price Cuts

Government Offers Mobile Carriers Discounts for 5G Frequency Band to Encourage Price Cuts

SEOUL, Jan. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — The government will offer telecom providers discounted prices for the use of 5G frequency bands in a move to encourage data plan price cuts. The Ministry of Science and Technology announced plans on Sunday to push through with reforms to the radio waves act, laying the legal groundwork for incentives [...]

5G Infrastructure at the Forefront of Technology Investment in South Korea

5G Infrastructure at the Forefront of Technology Investment in South Korea

SEOUL, Jan. 3 (Korea Bizwire) – Infrastructure investment in 5G networks is expected to intensify in South Korea this year, with major telecom providers expected to commercialize the advanced networks in 2019. According to the Ministry of Science and ICT and sources close to the mobile industry, the government and the three major South Korean mobile [...]

5G Self-Driving Bus to be Unveiled Ahead of 2018 Winter Olympics

5G Self-Driving Bus to be Unveiled Ahead of 2018 Winter Olympics

  SEOUL, Sept. 12 (Korea Bizwire) – A fifth-generation self-driving bus is set to be unveiled in October in celebration of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games and Paralympics. With less than 150 days left until one of the world’s biggest sporting events kicks off in the northeastern part of South Korea, the Ministry of Science [...]

Samsung and LG Vie to Stand out in World IT Show 2014 Busan

Samsung and LG Vie to Stand out in World IT Show 2014 Busan

SEOUL, Oct. 21 (Korea Bizwire) – Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics, the two pillars of Korea’s electronics industry, have displayed state-of-the-art communications technology and smart items at the World IT Show 2014, the trade show being held at Busan’s BEXCO Exhibition & Convention Center for four days between October 20 and 23. Samsung set up a large booth [...]