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Internet Outage Causes Chaos for Businesses, Individuals

Internet Outage Causes Chaos for Businesses, Individuals

SEOUL, Oct. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — A large number of public and private institutions, businesses and individuals suffered considerable inconvenience from an hour-long internet blackout caused Monday by a massive hacking attack on KT Corp., a major South Korean telecom operator. The abrupt disruption of KT’s wired and wireless internet services occurred around 11 a.m. [...]

KT Communication Services Disrupted Across Country

KT Communication Services Disrupted Across Country

SEOUL, Oct. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — KT Corp., a major South Korean telecom operator, apologized Monday for the inconvenience caused by disruptions of its services that affected customers across the country. KT’s services, including the internet, payment and phone call services, were disrupted beginning at around 11 a.m. KT appeared to have recovered most of [...]

Hanwha Techwin Partners with Azena, KT for AI Video Solutions

Hanwha Techwin Partners with Azena, KT for AI Video Solutions

SEOUL, Oct. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — Hanwha Techwin Co., a leading surveillance tech firm in South Korea, said Wednesday it will join forces with Azena, an Internet of Things company, and the country’s telecommunications giant KT Corp. for artificial intelligence (AI)-powered video solutions. Under the partnership, Hanwha Techwin said its CCTV users will be able [...]

KT Sets Up Blockchain-based E-Document Platform

KT Sets Up Blockchain-based E-Document Platform

SEOUL, Sept. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — KT Corp., a major South Korean telecom operator, said Wednesday that fourteen companies were participating in the launch of the ‘E-document Digital Transformation (DX) One Team’ to promote the rollout of e-document services. The mobile carrier will develop a blockchain-based e-document platform by leveraging its existing capability in digital [...]

KT Teams Up with KAIST to Develop Hyperscale AI Model

KT Teams Up with KAIST to Develop Hyperscale AI Model

SEOUL, Aug. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — KT Corp., a major South Korean telecom operator, said Wednesday it has joined hands with the country’s top science university KAIST to develop a hyperscale artificial intelligence (AI) language model. The telecom operator plans to commercialize the model, which uses massive computing infrastructure for natural language processing, in the [...]