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Telecom Operators Look for “Cash Cow” Content for 5G Service

Telecom Operators Look for “Cash Cow” Content for 5G Service

SEOUL, Sept. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — With 5G telecommunications technology to be implemented starting next year, telecom operators are looking far and wide for “killer” content to be featured on their platforms in a bid to entice consumers to make the switch to 5G service. The most viable content options thus far are gaming and [...]

Sk Telecom to Apply Quantum Cryptography System to German Firm

Sk Telecom to Apply Quantum Cryptography System to German Firm

SEOUL, Jul. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Telecom Co. said Thursday that it has applied a quantum cryptography system to Deutsche Telekom’s test network. The system — which was installed at the German telecommunication company’s test network in Berlin — includes quantum key distribution and an ultra-compact quantum random number generator, South Korea’s top mobile [...]

SK Telecom’s Navigation App to Alert Drivers to the Presence of Ambulances

SK Telecom’s Navigation App to Alert Drivers to the Presence of Ambulances

SEOUL, Jul. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s top mobile carrier SK Telecom Co. said Thursday its navigation application, “T map,” will alert drivers to the presence of nearby ambulances and fire trucks in cases of emergency starting next week. In partnership with the National Fire Agency and the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, [...]

SK Telecom Develops Combined Heat and Power System for Hyundai Factory

SK Telecom Develops Combined Heat and Power System for Hyundai Factory

SEOUL, Jul. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Telecom revealed yesterday that it had developed two systems for Hyundai Motor’s Ulsan factory, allowing the facility to be more efficient with its energy consumption. One is a combined heat and power system and the other, a factor energy management solution. The combined heat and power system will [...]

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 — [...]