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SK Telecom, Samsung Develop Advanced Cloud Native Core Network System

SK Telecom, Samsung Develop Advanced Cloud Native Core Network System

SEOUL, Nov. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Telecom Co., South Korea’s leading mobile carrier, said Sunday it has developed a next-generation cloud native core network system with Samsung Electronics Co. that can provide better 5G services. A core network is the central part of a telecommunications infrastructure that handles key tasks, including device certification and [...]

Amazon Joins Hands with 11st to Enter South Korean Market

Amazon Joins Hands with 11st to Enter South Korean Market

SEOUL, Nov. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent business deal between the U.S. e-commerce giant Amazon.com, Inc. and a local e-commerce platform 11Street Co. is likely to make waves in the domestic online shopping industry. SK Telecom Co., South Korea’s largest mobile carrier and the parent company of 11st, officially announced its plan to join hands [...]

SK Telecom Pilots AI Program for Dementia Diagnosis

SK Telecom Pilots AI Program for Dementia Diagnosis

SEOUL, Nov. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Telecom Co., South Korea’s largest mobile carrier, said Monday it has started testing an artificial intelligence (AI) program that can detect dementia by listening to patients’ speech. The carrier said it partnered with Seoul National University College of Medicine last year to develop the program to allow early [...]

SK Telecom Introduces Industry’s First AI Voicebot for Customer Service

SK Telecom Introduces Industry’s First AI Voicebot for Customer Service

SEOUL, Oct. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Telecom Co. announced Thursday the launch of a new artificial intelligence (AI) voicebot for customer service. The mobile carrier said that the voicebot comes with voice recognition, language comprehension and voice synthesis capabilities to understand and analyze complex sentences spoken by customers. Customers can now skip the automatic [...]

SK Telecom to Open Flagship Store by Partnering with Apple and Microsoft

SK Telecom to Open Flagship Store by Partnering with Apple and Microsoft

SEOUL, Oct. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Telecom Co., South Korea’s largest wireless provider, said Tuesday it will open a new flagship store by partnering with Apple Inc. and Microsoft Corp. The new store, named T Factory, in the trendy neighborhood of Hongik University in western Seoul, will open on Oct. 31, according to the [...]

SK Telecom Succeeds in Recycling Radomes, Plastic Communication Antenna Enclosures

SK Telecom Succeeds in Recycling Radomes, Plastic Communication Antenna Enclosures

SEOUL, Oct. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Telecom Co. announced on Monday that it succeeded in recycling radomes, plastic communications antenna enclosures, for the first time in the industry. This milestone was achieved in collaboration with High Gain Antenna Co., a domestic antenna-producing firm. The recycled radome acquired GR (Good Recycled Product) certification from the [...]