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KT Develops Network Tech to Support Standalone and Non-standalone 5G

KT Develops Network Tech to Support Standalone and Non-standalone 5G

SEOUL, Nov. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — KT Corp., a South Korean telecom giant, said Tuesday it developed a core network technology that supports both standalone and non-standalone versions of 5G. South Korean 5G users are currently limited to the non-standalone version of the latest generation network, requiring support from the 4G LTE network. KT’s new [...]

POSCO Teams Up with KT to Promote Smart Green City

POSCO Teams Up with KT to Promote Smart Green City

SEOUL, Oct. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean steelmaker POSCO has joined hands with KT Corp., a major telecommunications firm, to promote smart green cities. The two companies, together with Mystech Co., a local company that specializes in the production of street facilities such as street lamps, signed a business cooperation agreement on Wednesday. Under [...]

KT to Develop Companion Robot for Children and Elderly

KT to Develop Companion Robot for Children and Elderly

SEOUL, Sept. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — KT Corp., a major South Korean mobile carrier, said Thursday it has signed an agreement with Kakao Corp.’s telecom unit Stage Five to develop an artificial intelligence-powered companion robot targeting children and the elderly. Under the agreement, also signed by Taiwan-based Nuwa Robotics Corp. and the nongovernmental organization Ashoka [...]

KT Corporation Deploys Infinera Solution for Nationwide Backbone Network

KT Corporation Deploys Infinera Solution for Nationwide Backbone Network

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — Infinera (NASDAQ: INFN) announced today that KT Corporation (KT), South Korea’s largest telecommunications company and formerly Korea Telecom, deployed the Infinera 7300 Series Multi-haul Transport Platform in its national backbone network to support a nationwide rollout of 5G services. KT selected the 7300 platform to provide a scalable [...]

Subscription to Mobile Services Now Possible Using a Digital Driver’s License

Subscription to Mobile Services Now Possible Using a Digital Driver’s License

SEOUL, Aug. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — KT Corp., a major South Korean telecom operator, said Thursday that subscription to its mobile services will be possible using a PASS Mobile Driver’s License instead of a physical ID card. The PASS Mobile Driver’s License is an app-based service that enables users to register their driver’s license in [...]