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Shared Mobility Users Worried About ‘Contaminated Handles’

Shared Mobility Users Worried About ‘Contaminated Handles’

SEOUL, June 15 (Korea Bizwire) — The growing number of South Koreans using shared mobility services as an alternative for public transportation following the spread of the coronavirus is causing a different kind of concern amidst efforts to contain the pandemic. South Korea’s shared mobility services are represented by Seoul Bike, a shared public bicycle [...]

Majority of 5G Users Dissatisfied with Limited Coverage

Majority of 5G Users Dissatisfied with Limited Coverage

SEOUL, Oct. 31 (Korea Bizwire) — It has been six months since 5G was commercialized, and many users are still not satisfied with the service. According to a survey of 180 5G users by three civic groups including the People’s Solidarity for Participatory Democracy, 76.6 percent said they were dissatisfied, including those who were very [...]

Local Samsung Pay Users Up 58 pct on-year in Oct.

Local Samsung Pay Users Up 58 pct on-year in Oct.

SEOUL, Nov. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co.’s payment tool, Samsung Pay, stood as South Korea’s top transaction app in October, data showed Tuesday, with the number of Android-based users rising 58 percent on-year. According to the data compiled by industry tracker WiseApp, Samsung Pay was the most popular financial application for the month, [...]

Number of Feature Phone Users in S. Korea Falls Below 7 mln

Number of Feature Phone Users in S. Korea Falls Below 7 mln

SEOUL, Jun. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — The number of feature phone users in South Korea fell below the 7-million mark as of April, government data showed Tuesday, as smartphones continue to solidify their hold on the local market. According to the data compiled by the Ministry of Science and ICT, there were 6.9 million users [...]