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5G Accessibility in Major Subway Lines at Over 75 pct

5G Accessibility in Major Subway Lines at Over 75 pct

SEOUL, Oct. 19 (Korea Bizwire) – The average accessibility of the fifth-generation network in major subway lines in South Korea reached over 75 percent, a lawmaker said Monday, as the country races to boost nationwide coverage. The high-speed network’s accessibility stood at 76.3 percent across 12 subways lines in six major cities across the country, [...]

Seoul Subways to Get Contactless Gates by 2023

Seoul Subways to Get Contactless Gates by 2023

SEOUL, July 2 (Korea Bizwire) — Subways running across South Korea’s capital will get contactless gates that will allow passengers to pass through without directly tagging their cards, the Seoul metropolitan government said Thursday. The city’s subway operator plans to inject 2.9 billion won (US$2.4 million) to set up 556 “tagless gates” at subway stations [...]

Subway Passengers in Seoul Required to Wear Masks During Crowded Hours

Subway Passengers in Seoul Required to Wear Masks During Crowded Hours

SEOUL, May 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Subway passengers in Seoul will be required to wear face masks during crowded hours starting this week as the city government seeks to curb community transmissions of the new coronavirus, the city government said Monday. The Seoul metropolitan government unveiled a set of measures that will begin being implemented [...]