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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 [...]

Wireless Backhaul to Speed Up Internet in Urban and Rural Areas

Wireless Backhaul to Speed Up Internet in Urban and Rural Areas

SEOUL, Dec. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — An institutional foundation has been prepared for the use of low-cost and ultra-high-speed 60 GHz band wireless backhaul. To that end, Internet data can be transmitted wirelessly using unlicensed spectrum. Backhaul refers to a base station that connects the edge network and backbone network, which is the top network. [...]

Smartphone and Internet Addiction Rising Among Young Students: Poll

Smartphone and Internet Addiction Rising Among Young Students: Poll

SEOUL, May 14 (Korea Bizwire) — Sixteen percent of young South Korean students are at risk of smartphone or Internet addiction, a poll released by the government said Tuesday. According to the survey of 1,286,567 fourth, seventh and 10th graders by the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family, 206,102 students, or 16 percent, were found [...]

Quantenna’s Spartan Architecture Brings High-Capacity Mesh Wi-Fi to TIME’s Malaysian Customers

Quantenna’s Spartan Architecture Brings High-Capacity Mesh Wi-Fi to TIME’s Malaysian Customers

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — Quantenna Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ : QTNA) announced today that Quantenna’s QV860 chipset is powering TIME dotCom’s latest dual-band dual concurrent mesh extender, the WiFi Booster. Based on the AirTies Air 4830, the WiFi Booster leverages the high-performance capabilities of Spartan architecture to bring extended coverage, increased capacity and [...]

About 94 pct of Korean Adults Have Experienced YouTube: Survey

About 94 pct of Korean Adults Have Experienced YouTube: Survey

SEOUL, Aug. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — About 94 percent of Korean adults have used YouTube directly or indirectly via other routes, a survey showed Thursday. A media research center of the Korea Press Foundation canvassed online 1,218 adults across the country from Aug. 20-24, and 77.8 percent, or 948, of the respondents answered they are [...]

Smartphone Dependence Growing Among Young Children

Smartphone Dependence Growing Among Young Children

SEOUL, Jul. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — With reliance on smartphones increasing among toddlers and young children, educational classes on fighting Internet addiction will now be offered to preschoolers. According to government officials, the Ministry of Science and ICT will be holding classes regarding Internet addiction prevention targeting pre-school children for the first time starting August [...]

Shoppers Turn to the Internet for Food Products

Shoppers Turn to the Internet for Food Products

SEOUL, Jul. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — An increasing number of South Korean consumers are rushing to online stores to buy fresh food products that have traditionally been purchased at large supermarkets or hypermarkets. According to mobile e-commerce company Ticket Monster, the company’s online “supermarket” that sells daily necessities via the Internet revealed today that fresh [...]