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SK Telecom to Develop Autonomous Public Transportation System

SK Telecom to Develop Autonomous Public Transportation System

SEOUL, May 25 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Telecom Co. said Friday it will participate in a government-led project to develop a public transportation system based on self-driving automobile technology. The 35.9-billion-won (US$33.2 million) project, spearheaded by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, is aimed at conducting detailed research on the country’s public transportation system [...]

SK Telecom Joins Mapping Consortium for Global High-definition Maps

SK Telecom Joins Mapping Consortium for Global High-definition Maps

SEOUL, May 23 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Telecom Co., South Korea’s largest mobile carrier, said Wednesday that it has joined a mapping consortium with three regional partners to make a global high-definition map for autonomous vehicles. The OneMap Alliance — which also includes HERE Technologies, NavInfo of China and Increment P (IPC)/Pioneer of Japan — [...]

Customized Smartphones Targeting Lower-Level Elementary Students Climb in Popularity

Customized Smartphones Targeting Lower-Level Elementary Students Climb in Popularity

SEOUL, March 19 (Korea Bizwire) — The strategy of targeting select age groups with customized smartphones is reaping rewards for wireless service providers. SK Telecom, the domestic market share leader in this category, revealed that it had sold more than 10,000 units of its “Cookiz Mini” smartphones specifically designed for lower-level elementary school students in [...]

SK Telecom’s Coding Education for Children Becomes School Curriculum in Barcelona

SK Telecom’s Coding Education for Children Becomes School Curriculum in Barcelona

Barcelona, Spain, Mar. 1 (Korea Bizwire) – SK Telecom (NYSE: SKM) announced today that the company will partner with Global System Mobile Association (GSMA) and Spain’s No.1 mobile carrier Telefónica to introduce South Korea’s coding education to Barcelona, Spain. The company said that its Smart Robot Coding School will be added to the school curriculum [...]

Dairy Cattle Get High-Tech IoT Monitoring System

Dairy Cattle Get High-Tech IoT Monitoring System

SEOUL, Feb. 6 (Korea Bizwire) – SK Telecom, South Korea’s leading telecom operator, has teamed up with Namyang Dairy Products and IoT firm uLikeKorea to launch a dairy cattle management system using biocapsules that has been dubbed “Live Care”. The first medical tracking device inserted orally to be officially approved in the country, the biocapsules [...]