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Eco-friendly Playground Established with Plastic from Discarded Cell Phones

Eco-friendly Playground Established with Plastic from Discarded Cell Phones

SEOUL, Nov. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — One of South Korea’s major mobile carriers has created an eco-friendly playground using plastic from old cell phones. LG Uplus Corp. has created an eco-friendly playground at a park in Gangseo District, Seoul, by materializing plastic from old cell phones and small electronic appliances collected for about five months. [...]

LG Uplus Q3 Net Dips 32.1 pct on 5G Investment

LG Uplus Q3 Net Dips 32.1 pct on 5G Investment

SEOUL, Nov. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Uplus Corp., South Korea’s No. 3 mobile carrier, said Friday its net profit dropped 32.1 percent in the third quarter from a year earlier due to increased spending for 5G infrastructure buildup and marketing. Net profit stood at 104.5 billion won (US$89.5 million) in the July-September period, compared [...]

SK Telecom Snatches Back Top Spot from KT in 5G Subscribers

SK Telecom Snatches Back Top Spot from KT in 5G Subscribers

SEOUL, Jul. 2 (Korea Bizwire) – SK Telecom Co. rapidly increased the number of its 5G subscribers in May with aggressive marketing for new smartphones, regaining a leading market position in the next-generation mobile network, government data showed Tuesday. SK Telecom’s 5G users numbered 319,976 as of the end of May, gaining 5.7 percentage points [...]

LG Uplus Introduces Traffic Light System to Provide ‘Fast Track’ for Emergency Vehicles

LG Uplus Introduces Traffic Light System to Provide ‘Fast Track’ for Emergency Vehicles

SEOUL, May 23 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Uplus Corp., jointly with the Seoul Metropolitan Government and Easy Traffic Co., has introduced an emergency vehicle preemption (EVP) system, a priority traffic light control software that extends green lights to allow ambulances to pass without delay. The traffic light control center receives GPS data from emergency vehicles [...]