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KT to Build 30,000 5G Network Stations in S. Korea by Early Next Month

KT to Build 30,000 5G Network Stations in S. Korea by Early Next Month

SEOUL, Mar. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — KT Corp., one of South Korea’s largest telecommunication companies, said Tuesday that it plans to build 30,000 network stations across the country for its first 5G services, which are slated to kick off early next month. The country’s three main telecommunications companies, including LG Uplus, are set to provide [...]

KT to Offer 5G Network for Voice-controlled Drone

KT to Offer 5G Network for Voice-controlled Drone

SEOUL, Mar. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean telecom KT Corp. said Tuesday it will integrate its 5G network with a voice-controlled drone enabled by artificial intelligence (AI) to better monitor major infrastructure. KT signed a memorandum of understanding with indigenous drone developer Woori Aviation Co., voice recognition solution start-up Syncspace and the state-run Korea [...]

KT Launches Mobile App for Fine Dust Map

KT Launches Mobile App for Fine Dust Map

SEOUL, Feb. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — KT Corp., South Korea’s leading telecommunications company, said Monday it launched an air quality monitoring application to provide detailed information on fine dust across the nation. The new mobile app, Air Map Korea, provides real-time information on fine-dust levels and suggests useful information for daily lives to address rising [...]

KT Showcases 5G-equipped Trial Bus in Seoul

KT Showcases 5G-equipped Trial Bus in Seoul

SEOUL, Jan. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — KT Corp., South Korea’s biggest Internet service provider, on Wednesday highlighted its capability to deliver fifth-generation (5G) mobile network service with a specially rigged bus in central Seoul. The 10-seater bus allows passengers to experience next-generation technologies, such as virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR), through the 5G [...]