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Syntonic Announces International Launch of the Freeway Roaming Service™ for Mobile Carriers

Syntonic Announces International Launch of the Freeway Roaming Service™ for Mobile Carriers

SEATTLE, Jun. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — Syntonic, a mobile platform and services provider, today announced the commercial launch of its international Freeway Roaming Service for mobile carriers. Syntonic’s Freeway Roaming Service enables mobile carriers to capture new revenue streams from their international roaming subscribers by participating in the US$676 billion generated by online travel transactions. [...]

Mobile Traffic to Increase Tenfold Over the Next 6 Years

Mobile Traffic to Increase Tenfold Over the Next 6 Years

DAEJEON, Jan. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — A new study suggests that mobile traffic in South Korea will increase tenfold over the next six years amid growing demand for high quality video streaming services. The Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI) announced on Wednesday a number of projections concerning telecom providers and data usage in the coming [...]

Incheon International “Artport” Readies New Passenger Terminal

Incheon International “Artport” Readies New Passenger Terminal

YEONGJONG, Jan. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — Days away from launching its first international flight, the newly completed second passenger terminal at Incheon International Airport is earning attention not just for the economic value it should generate, but also for the eye-catching artwork displayed throughout. One example of the decorations that have persuaded some to call [...]

Most South Korean Teachers Disapprove of Unlimited Mobile Phone Use in Class

Most South Korean Teachers Disapprove of Unlimited Mobile Phone Use in Class

SEOUL, Jan. 11 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean teachers are almost unanimous in agreeing that students should not be able to use mobile phones in classroom without restrictions, a new survey has found. According to the survey released by the Korea Federation of Teacher’s Associations on Wednesday, the vast majority of teachers expressed disapproval towards allowing [...]

Popularity of Personal Broadcasting Breeds Concern

Popularity of Personal Broadcasting Breeds Concern

SEOUL, Jan. 24 (Korea Bizwire) – The market for personal broadcasting that allows ordinary individuals to broadcast themselves on the internet is rapidly growing.  Afreeca TV was once what most Koreans associated with personal broadcasting. The name of this internet television service, which is an acronym for “Any FREE broadCAsting,” suggests just that; anybody, anywhere, [...]

Videogame Market Outstrips 10-Trillion Mark, Mobile Games Grow More Lucrative

Videogame Market Outstrips 10-Trillion Mark, Mobile Games Grow More Lucrative

SEOUL, Nov. 9 (Korea Bizwire) – The 2016 white paper on the videogame industry from the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Korea Creative Content Agency revealed that Korea’s videogame industry continues to grow, exceeding the 10-trillion-won mark for the first time in 2015 at 10.72 trillion won ($9.5 billion). The number, according [...]