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SK Telecom, the nation’s No. 1 mobile carrier, saw its market share fall below 50 percent in 2016.
Decrease due to Regulations
15 February 2017 - 11:45am
According to a report about the evaluation of the telecom market competition situation in 2016 released by the Korea Information Society Development Institute (KISDI) on Feb. 14, SK Telecom, the...
KT will erase the “world’s first” phrase from the ad for its GiGA Genie set-top box based on artificial intelligence due to the claims that the product is not the first in the world.
Not Any Longer ‘World First’
14 February 2017 - 2:00pm
KT decided to erase the “world’s first” phrase from the ad for its GiGA Genie set-top box based on artificial intelligence. This is because of claims that the GiGA Genie should not be regarded as the...
High-end Chinese smartphones surpassed those of Samsung Electronics a great deal in terms of memory storage capacity.
Larger Memory Capacity
13 February 2017 - 11:45am
It has been found that recently released high-end Chinese smartphones surpassed those of Samsung Electronics a great deal in terms of memory storage capacity. According to market researcher...
Samsung Electronics recorded double dips where the global market share and sales volume of its smartphones, tablets and smart last year.
Triple Slump
13 February 2017 - 11:15am
Last year, Samsung Electronics recorded double dips where the global market share and sales volume of its smartphones, tablets and smart watches which are flagship products of its smart devices all...
Mobile carriers these days cannot be sure about whether they will be able to recover their investment after the early commercialization requiring a huge investment.
5G Dilemma
13 February 2017 - 10:45am
These days, one of the most important keywords of the global economy is the fourth industrial revolution. Under the circumstances, earlier commercialization of 5G technology by global mobile carriers...
Chance for S. Korean Companies
10 February 2017 - 10:45am
It has been found that the United Nations International Computer Center (UN ICC) launched the One UN Smart Card project via the UN Global Marketplace (UNGM) and is going to choose a root...
SK Group acquired LG Siltron, which promotes its main semiconductor business centered on SK Group.
Bright Future
9 February 2017 - 6:30pm
LG Siltron produces 300mm silicon wafers which are major basic material for semiconductor chips. The company has been a non-core affiliate after LG withdrew from the semiconductor business. To make...
Complaint about Collusion
9 February 2017 - 4:30pm
The Financial Express, the only English financial daily newspaper in Bangladesh, reported on February 8 that LG U+ and KT filed a complaint about collusion in communications network project between...
Get Back to the Beginning
9 February 2017 - 10:45am
The smartphone design patent case between Samsung Electronics and Apple will be sent back to where it all began: district court in San Jose, California. According to foreign information technology (...
SK Telecom has successfully tested its 5G network on a connected car running at 170 kilometers per hour with the world’s fasted speed.
5G-based Connected Car
8 February 2017 - 12:30pm
SK Telecom has successfully tested its fifth-generation (5G) network on a connected car running at 170 kilometers per hour with the world’s fasted speed. Based on this, the company’s 5G-based...
The Korean government will invest 770 billion won (US$658 million), which is 15% more than last year’s, aiming at securing the top 10 technologies to combat climate change.
Response to Climate Changes
7 February 2017 - 1:15pm
This year, the government will invest 77 billion won (US$658 million) to develop original technologies to cope with the climate change crisis. The Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning said on...
The Korean government will introduce a new regulation on batteries for smart devices to prevent a second Galaxy Note 7 incident.
Strengthened Safety Standard
7 February 2017 - 12:00pm
To prevent cases similar to the case of the Galaxy Note 7, the batteries of which erupted in flames from occurring again, the government will introduce a new regulation that forces companies to...

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