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Gov’t to Use Roaming Data to Monitor Infectious Disease

Gov’t to Use Roaming Data to Monitor Infectious Disease

SEOUL, Nov. 15 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea’s science ministry said Tuesday that it will launch a pilot program using roaming data provided by mobile carriers to monitor and further prevent the spread of infectious diseases.  Under the program, the Korea Center for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) will provide information about virus outbreaks in [...]

SK Telecom Showcases Global IoT Roaming Technology

SK Telecom Showcases Global IoT Roaming Technology

SEOUL, Oct. 11 (Korea Bizwire) – Korea’s leading telecommunications company, SK Telecom, showcased its IoT roaming network as the global standard for LoRa (low-power, long-range wide area network for IoT), during Tuesday’s All Member Meeting for the LoRa Alliance.  In a nutshell, the roaming technology would allow IoT services to be operational in any country [...]

SK Telecom, European Firms Seek Roaming Service on Internet of Things

SK Telecom, European Firms Seek Roaming Service on Internet of Things

SEOUL, July 14 (Korea Bizwire) – SK Telecom Co., South Korea’s top mobile carrier, on Thursday said it plans to jointly develop network servers and other devices with European firms for a low-power Internet of Things (IoT) technology.  The planned cooperation with European firms, which included France’s EGM and CEA that support the LoRa technology [...]

Government to Use Cell Phone Roaming Information to Prevent Disease Influx

Government to Use Cell Phone Roaming Information to Prevent Disease Influx

SEOUL, May 25  (Korea Bizwire) – The Korean government will establish what it is calling a ‘smart quarantine system’ in order to prevent the influx of foreign diseases. The government will coordinate with KT, a major phone service provider, and use international roaming information as part of its efforts.  The Ministry of Science, ICT and [...]