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LG Uplus Joins Hands with Japanese, Taiwanese Firms on Drone Platform

LG Uplus Joins Hands with Japanese, Taiwanese Firms on Drone Platform

SEOUL, April 12 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Uplus Corp., a major South Korean mobile carrier, said Sunday it has joined hands with a Japanese telecommunication firm and a Taiwanese drone maker to develop smart drone solutions. Under a memorandum of understanding with Japan’s KDDI Corp. and Taiwan’s Coretronic Intelligent Robotics Corp. (CIRC), LG Uplus will [...]

LG Uplus to Supply 5G VR Content to Hong Kong’s Top Telco

LG Uplus to Supply 5G VR Content to Hong Kong’s Top Telco

SEOUL, March 22 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Uplus Corp., South Korea’s No. 3 mobile carrier, said Sunday it will supply 5G virtual reality (VR) content to Hong Kong’s largest telecommunication firm. LG Uplus’ VR content will be also available on Hong Kong Telecommunications (HKT) Ltd.’s 5G service starting next month, the company said. This is [...]

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 [...]