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KT Offers Discount for Foreign Visitors

KT Offers Discount for Foreign Visitors

SEOUL, Aug. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — KT Corp., South Korea’s second-biggest wireless services provider, said Friday it will provide discounts on SIM cards and WiFi services to foreigners visiting the country. Foreign travelers can receive a discount of up to 50 percent on KT’s mobile roaming services when ordering from the company’s English website by [...]

KT Unveils Blockchain-powered Network

KT Unveils Blockchain-powered Network

SEOUL, Jul. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — KT Corp., South Korea’s second-largest mobile carrier, on Tuesday showcased a new commercial network using blockchain technology for the first time in the world. The company said it also plans to apply its blockchain technology into new emerging businesses, such as energy management and identity authentication. The KT Network [...]

KT Launches AI Service in Seoul Hotel

KT Launches AI Service in Seoul Hotel

SEOUL, Jul. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — KT Corp., South Korea’s biggest Internet service provider, said Wednesday it will provide its artificial intelligence (AI) assistant platform to a hotel in Seoul. GiGA Genie Hotel — an advanced voice recognition butler service that allows hotel room guests to control lighting or use various concierge services — will [...]

KT to Showcase 5G Technology at MWC Shanghai

KT to Showcase 5G Technology at MWC Shanghai

SEOUL, Jun. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — KT Corp., South Korea’s second-largest mobile carrier, said Tuesday that it plans to showcase high-end fifth-generation (5G) technology during the Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2018. The South Korean company said it will operate a booth along with the Global System for Mobile Communications, an association that supports mobile operators, [...]

KT Develops Unmanned Rescue Platform

KT Develops Unmanned Rescue Platform

WONJU, Jun. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — KT Corporation, South Korea’s largest telecommunications company, showcased a new emergency platform today that utilizes an unmanned aircraft and a drone to find survivors of natural disasters and other large-scale emergencies. The “Skyship” platform revealed at KT Corporation’s Wonju Campus includes an unmanned aircraft, a command, control & communications [...]

KT Aims 5G Commercial Launch in March 2019

KT Aims 5G Commercial Launch in March 2019

SEOUL, March 22 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean telecom giant KT Corp. announced Thursday that it will start commercial operations of its fifth-generation (5G) mobile network in March 2019. KT said its goal is to provide “perfect 5G” service by building a nationwide infrastructure so faster and more stable data processing, far exceeding the capacity of the existing 4G network, or long-term evolution (LTE), will be [...]