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Mobile Carriers Express Different Outlook for Metaverse Industry

Mobile Carriers Express Different Outlook for Metaverse Industry

SEOUL, March 8 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s three major mobile carriers — SK Telecom Co., KT Corp. and LG Uplus Corp. — demonstrated high interest in metaverse technology at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2022 held last week, based on different motives. SK Telecom, the most fervent supporter of metaverse platforms, plans to take [...]

S. Korean Telcos Showcase Metaverse, AI Technologies at MWC 2022

S. Korean Telcos Showcase Metaverse, AI Technologies at MWC 2022

SEOUL, March 1 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s three major mobile carriers have been showcasing their latest technologies from metaverse services to artificial intelligence robots at a global mobile technology trade fair held in Spain. The Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2022 kicked off in Barcelona on Monday (local time) and is set to run until [...]

S. Korean Telcos to Take Part in MWC 2022 Next Week amid Virus Fears

S. Korean Telcos to Take Part in MWC 2022 Next Week amid Virus Fears

SEOUL, Feb. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s three major mobile carriers said Monday they will participate in the upcoming mobile technology trade fair in Spain to showcase their latest technologies despite growing coronavirus woes. The three telecommunication companies — SK Telecom Co., KT Corp. and LG Uplus Corp. — said their respective CEOs will [...]

Mobile Carriers Launch Authorized Notification Text Messaging Service

Mobile Carriers Launch Authorized Notification Text Messaging Service

SEOUL, Jan. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s three major telecom operators — SK Telecom Co., KT Corp. and LG Uplus Corp. — announced on Tuesday that they will launch an authorized notification text messaging service designed to turn paper mail bills and notices sent by public and private organizations into electronic documents and send [...]

Gov’t to Open Auction for Additional 5G Network Frequency Spectrum Next Month

Gov’t to Open Auction for Additional 5G Network Frequency Spectrum Next Month

SEOUL, Jan. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s ICT ministry said Tuesday it will open an auction next month for additional 5G network frequency bands used by the country’s major mobile carriers. In December, the ministry agreed to open bidding for additional 5G network in the 3.4- to 3.42-gigahertz spectrum as requested by LG Uplus, [...]

Mobile Carriers Eye Subscription Services as New Cash Cow

Mobile Carriers Eye Subscription Services as New Cash Cow

SEOUL, July 13 (Korea Bizwire) — The subscription economy is emerging as a new growth engine for South Korea’s major mobile carriers, which are embracing post-telecommunications strategies. This move reflects their desire to connect the benefits of the membership that they have long established with subscription services. Among the nation’s big three telecom operators, SK [...]