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Rival IPTV Operators Join Hands for TV Advertisement Solutions

Rival IPTV Operators Join Hands for TV Advertisement Solutions

SEOUL, Feb. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — Two rival internet protocol television (IPTV) operators in South Korea said Friday they have joined hands to develop advanced TV advertisement solutions. KT Corp. and SK Broadband Co. said they agreed to collaborate in the field of addressable TV advertising technologies that can help advertisers to selectively segment TV [...]

KT 2019 Profit Falls 12 pct as Investment, Marketing Costs Rise

KT 2019 Profit Falls 12 pct as Investment, Marketing Costs Rise

SEOUL, Feb. 6 (Korea Bizwire) – KT Corp., South Korea’s major telecommunication firm, said Thursday its net profit fell 12.2 percent last year from a year earlier as it ramped up spending on its network and marketing. In a regulatory filing, KT reported a net income of 669.3 billion won (US$ 565.7 million) last year, [...]

KT Signs Partnership with 360-degree Camera Maker

KT Signs Partnership with 360-degree Camera Maker

SEOUL, Dec. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — KT Corp., South Korea’s leading telecommunication service provider, said Tuesday it has signed a strategic partnership with the world’s top 360-degree camera maker to offer better 5G-based video communication service. Under the agreement with Insta360, KT said its Real 360 service, which allows users to chat with others in [...]

KT to Offer WiFi Service with Upgraded Privacy Protection

KT to Offer WiFi Service with Upgraded Privacy Protection

SEOUL, Dec. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — KT Corp., a major South Korean telecommunication company, said Sunday its WiFi service will have upgraded security with encryption-based privacy protection technology. KT said it will apply a technology that protects International Mobile Subscriber Identity (IMSI) for Android phones to its 130,000 wireless zones nationwide. IMSI is a unique [...]

KT Partners with Emergency Management Agency, Hospital for 5G-based Medical Services

KT Partners with Emergency Management Agency, Hospital for 5G-based Medical Services

SEOUL, Dec. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — KT Corp., South Korea’s leading telecommunication company, said Thursday it has joined hands with the country’s emergency management agency and a Seoul hospital to develop 5G-based emergency medical services. As a first step, KT said a 5G-based 119 emergency video call service, which it developed with the National Fire [...]

KT, China Mobile to Boost Cooperation on 5G Roaming, Blockchain System

KT, China Mobile to Boost Cooperation on 5G Roaming, Blockchain System

SEOUL, Dec. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — KT Corp., South Korea’s major telecommunication service provider, on Thursday said it has agreed with China Mobile Communication Corp. to boost cooperation on 5G roaming services and a blockchain system. Using China Mobile’s network, KT said its 5G roaming services in China will be available later this month. The [...]