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New Legislation Obliges Drone Companies to Inform Customers About Flight Restrictions

New Legislation Obliges Drone Companies to Inform Customers About Flight Restrictions

SEJONG, June 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Starting from the end of this year, drone companies engaged in drone making, selling or rentals will be obliged to inform customers about no-fly zones and times through their websites. The Fair Trade Commission (FTC) announced on Wednesday that the amended notice of fair labelling and advertising would take [...]

LG Uplus Joins Hands with Japanese, Taiwanese Firms on Drone Platform

LG Uplus Joins Hands with Japanese, Taiwanese Firms on Drone Platform

SEOUL, April 12 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Uplus Corp., a major South Korean mobile carrier, said Sunday it has joined hands with a Japanese telecommunication firm and a Taiwanese drone maker to develop smart drone solutions. Under a memorandum of understanding with Japan’s KDDI Corp. and Taiwan’s Coretronic Intelligent Robotics Corp. (CIRC), LG Uplus will [...]

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 [...]

S. Korean Drone Industry Makes Inroads in Africa

S. Korean Drone Industry Makes Inroads in Africa

SEOUL, Feb. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s drone industry has taken a first step towards foreign markets by expanding its presence in the African drone market. The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport said Tuesday it formed a joint civilian-government delegation with 10 local drone companies to participate in the African Drone Forum (ADF) [...]