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S. Korean Telecom Providers Allegedly Engage in Discriminatory Acts Against Domestic Content Providers

S. Korean Telecom Providers Allegedly Engage in Discriminatory Acts Against Domestic Content Providers

SEOUL, Apr. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — The Citizens’ Coalition for Economic Justice (CCEJ) has claimed that South Korea’s three major telecommunications companies — KT Corp., LG Uplus Corp., and SK Broadband Inc. — are discriminating against South Korean firms by collecting minimal fees from Google, Facebook, Netflix, and other foreign content providers for accessing their [...]

Reforms to Stamp Out Abuses, Unfair Practices in Telecommunications Industry

Reforms to Stamp Out Abuses, Unfair Practices in Telecommunications Industry

SEOUL, Sept. 20 (Korea Bizwire) – At its 33rd full attendance meeting on September 20, the Korea Communications Commission’s subject of discussion revolved around a regulatory package of reforms aimed at the telecommunications industry.  One of the inefficiencies targeted for reform is the existing system in which disputes between companies and customers can only be [...]

Sales of Galaxy Note 7 Soar, but Small Cell Phone Stores Are Discontent

Sales of Galaxy Note 7 Soar, but Small Cell Phone Stores Are Discontent

SEOUL, Aug. 31 (Korea Bizwire) – It has been almost two weeks since the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 was released. Yet, the unexpected popularity of the phablet has led to shortages, with many consumers still awaiting their new phones.  High demand for the phone has highlighted another issue, where smaller cell phone stores receive fewer [...]

Sales of Budget Phones Soar

Sales of Budget Phones Soar

SEOUL, Apr. 29 (Korea Bizwire) – The number of altteul (meaning thrifty in Korean) phone users has increased fourfold in the past year, owed to aggressive marketing campaigns and expanded rate plan options. Korea Post (KP) revealed on April 28 that it totaled 197,733 subscribers in Q1, a 404 percent increase from 39,201 in Q1 [...]

2014 Report on the International Base Station Market-Forecast to 2018

2014 Report on the International Base Station Market-Forecast to 2018

DUBLIN, IRELAND, Jul. 11 (Korea Bizwire) – Research and Markets (http://bit.ly/1r9uqza) has announced the addition of EJL Wireless Research’s new report “Global Base Station Market Analysis & Forecast, 2014-2018 – 10th Edition” to their offering. This report provides a comprehensive analysis for the global wireless base station market. In depth historical unit shipment data is [...]

AT&T to Acquire Leap Wireless

DALLAS & SAN DIEGO, July 12 (Press Release) –AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) and prepaid wireless provider Leap Wireless       International Inc. (NASDAQ:LEAP) have entered into an agreement for AT&T  to acquire Leap for $15 per share in cash. Under the terms of the  agreement, AT&T will acquire all of Leap’s stock and wireless  properties, including licenses, network assets, retail stores [...]