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Viber Appeals S. Korean Court Ruling on Patent Feud with SK Telecom

Viber Appeals S. Korean Court Ruling on Patent Feud with SK Telecom

SEOUL, March 2 (Korea Bizwire) — Global mobile messenger provider Viber said Monday it will appeal a South Korean court ruling that may ban its local operation, signaling a protracted battle with South Korea’s No. 1 mobile carrier, SK Telecom. “Because Viber believes the court’s decision was made in error, it is appealing the court’s [...]

eBay, Most Favored Channel for Korean Online Start-ups Overseas

eBay, Most Favored Channel for Korean Online Start-ups Overseas

SEOUL, Sept. 17 (Korea Bizwire) – Among Korean preparatory entrepreneurs who plan to build a start-up overseas, eBay was selected as the most favorable online distribution channel. According to Teranova Korea, overseas start-up consultant agency which conducted a survey interviewing 910 preparatory entrepreneurs, 37 percent of the respondents picked eBay as the preferable channel for overseas [...]

Amazon, Most Favored Online Store among Korean Consumers

Amazon, Most Favored Online Store among Korean Consumers

SEOUL, Aug. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — More than a half of Koreans who have purchased overseas goods directly used Amazon, world’s largest online shop. According to the Korea Consumer Agency which conducted a customer satisfaction survey among 1,000 Koreans with experience of overseas direct purchase in the past two years, 55.9 percent of them have purchased [...]