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Trustonic boosts mobile authentication in South Korea

Trustonic, a mobile security company, partnered with the Korea Financial Telecommunications and Clearings Institute (KFTC) …

Kakao raises $130M for games division

South Korea-based popular messaging app maker Kakao raised $130 million from strategic investors including Tencent …

Alipay set to partner for Korea launch – reports

Chinese payment giant Alipay is set to establish a joint venture with an unnamed partner …

Korea’s LG Uplus fined again for illegal subsidies

South Korea’s communications regulator today imposed a KRW1.8 billion-won ($1.66 million) fine on the country’s …

Asia Briefs: China’s 4G subs top 500M mark, Jas Mobile fined $5.6M for forfeiting licence

China’s 4G subs top 500M mark China’s three operators now have more than two million …

Korea’s spectrum auction draws interest from all three operators

South Korea’s three mobile operators applied earlier this week to participate in the spectrum auction later …

KT plans $130M “Internet of small Things” investment

South Korea’s KT will invest KRW150 billion ($130 million) on building a network for the so …

Smartfren upgraded, KT’s cost cuts improve profitability — Fitch

Fitch Ratings has upgraded Indonesian operator Smartfren Telecom’s long-term rating to ‘CCC’ from ‘CC’ based on …

Asia Briefs: Globe wins appeal, China tower firm gets to work & more

In a regular new series, Mobile World Live‘s Asia Editor Joseph Waring provides a regional …

Mobile users account for half of Korea’s online banking

The number of South Koreans doing their banking via mobile devices jumped 24 per cent …