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S. Korean Mobile Carriers to Expand Indoor 5G Access

S. Korean Mobile Carriers to Expand Indoor 5G Access

SEOUL, Aug. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — The three major mobile carriers in South Korea are scrambling to install indoor telecommunications equipment to enable the use of 5G networks in buildings later this year. Since becoming the world’s first to successfully commercialize 5G services, the three mobile carriers have been focusing on expanding the network to [...]

Consortium Launches Blockchain-based Digital ID in S. Korea

Consortium Launches Blockchain-based Digital ID in S. Korea

SEOUL, Jul. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — A group of major tech companies and financial institutions have joined hands to launch a blockchain-based digital identity platform available on smartphones to provide a trustworthy and secure solution, they said Sunday. Samsung Electronics Co., three mobile carriers — SK Telecom Co., KT Corp. and LG Uplus Corp. — [...]

Focus of 5G Race Shifts from being ‘First’ to ‘Best’

Focus of 5G Race Shifts from being ‘First’ to ‘Best’

SEOUL, Apr. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Now that South Korea has won the much-coveted crown of the world’s “first” to launch 5G commercial service, it is time to improve the service’s quality and create lucrative business models to lead the way in the global 5G race, market watchers said Tuesday. Samsung Electronics Co.’s Galaxy S10 [...]