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SK Telecom to Supply 5G Network Tech to Japan’s Rakuten

SK Telecom to Supply 5G Network Tech to Japan’s Rakuten

SEOUL, Oct. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Telecom Co. will supply its fifth-generation (5G) network solutions to Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten Inc., industry sources said Friday, as South Korea’s top mobile carrier expands its presence in the sector. SK Telecom will export its 5G network designs, optimized communication quality solutions for 5G, 5G antennas, and [...]

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 [...]