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All City Buses in Gwangju Get Public Wifi Ahead of FINA World Championships

All City Buses in Gwangju Get Public Wifi Ahead of FINA World Championships

SEOUL, Jul. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — All city buses in Gwangju, host of this year’s FINA World Championships, will have public Wifi onboard as South Korea moves to bolster its internet connectivity infrastructure, the government said Thursday. Starting Friday, all of Gwangju’s 1,044 buses will have Wifi as the city, 330 kilometers south of Seoul, [...]

WiFi Speeds at Smart Factories to Become Even Faster

WiFi Speeds at Smart Factories to Become Even Faster

SEOUL, Sept. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — The speed of WiFi offered in smart cities and smart factories across South Korea is about to get even faster. The Ministry of Science and ICT announced yesterday that it was reestablishing its criteria regarding new technologies following the Presidential Committee on The Fourth Industrial Revolution’s recent strategy to [...]

LitePoint to Showcase Test Solution for Broadcom 802.11ax WiFi Chips at Mobile World Congress 2018

LitePoint to Showcase Test Solution for Broadcom 802.11ax WiFi Chips at Mobile World Congress 2018

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — LitePoint, a leading provider of wireless test solutions, announced today that the LitePoint IQxel-MW wireless test solution has been successfully verified using Broadcom Max WiFi chipsets. LitePoint and Broadcom Limited have collaborated in the design verification of Broadcom Max WiFi chipsets to meet the stringent requirements of the [...]

In Kim Jong Un’s Shadow, More North Koreans Have Cell Phones, Learn English

In Kim Jong Un’s Shadow, More North Koreans Have Cell Phones, Learn English

SEOUL, Aug. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — Behind the warmongering, threatening, obnoxious bluster of North Korea is a rapidly changing society evidenced by the proliferation of cell phones and greater emphasis on English lessons throughout the public education system. The early 2000s was when cracks started to appear in the omnipresent communist ethos. Small outbursts of [...]

AlwaysOnline Wireless Announces Expansion of 4G LTE Network to 74 Countries Offering Its Global Data Plans to More iPad Users Around the World

AlwaysOnline Wireless Announces Expansion of 4G LTE Network to 74 Countries Offering Its Global Data Plans to More iPad Users Around the World

SEATTLE, WA, Oct. 3 (Korea Bizwire) – AlwaysOnline Wireless (operated by Otono Networks Inc) today announced that it will be expanding its market-leading ‘LTE-On-Demand’ service for users of select iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular models into 29 new countries, bringing its total number of countries covered to 74. The new countries are: Albania, Antigua & Barbuda, [...]

Starbucks Introduces Simpler WiFi amid Discrimination Issues

Starbucks Introduces Simpler WiFi amid Discrimination Issues

SEOUL, Dec. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — Starbucks Coffee Korea said Monday it has introduced a simpler authentication for WiFi in local shops, as consumers complained about discrimination after the company had required local customers to fill out twice as many fields compared with those for foreigners. In the new Korean-language WiFi authentication webpage showcased Monday, users [...]

ANADIGICS Expands WiFi Infrastructure Product Line

ANADIGICS Expands WiFi Infrastructure Product Line

New WiFi Power Amplifier Delivers Industry-Leading Performance and Integration for 802.11ac Wave 2 Infrastructure and Multimedia Applications, Including Access Points, Routers, Media Gateways and Set-Top Boxes WARREN, N.J., Dec. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — ANADIGICS, Inc. (Nasdaq:ANAD) (the “Company”), a world leader in radio frequency (RF) solutions, today introduced the AWL5911 power amplifier (PA) optimized for [...]