South Korea to open up WiBro market
South Korea’s telecoms regulator, the Korea Communications Commission (KCC), will license new operators for WiBro technology in a bid to boost disappointing take-up of the mobile broadband technology.
KT/KTF eyes expansion into China and Japan
South Korea’s soon-to-be-merged fixed-line and mobile operator KT says it is eyeing expansion into China and Japan, the latter with local partner NTT DoCoMo.
Regulator approves KT/KTF merger
Telecompaper notes that the merger between KT and its mobile unit KTF has been approved by the Korea Communications Commission (KCC).
South Korea gives green light to Apple’s iPhone
The South Korean telecoms regulator today gave approval for Apple’s iPhone to be sold in the country in a move that could shake-up a local handset market dominated by domestic vendors such as Samsung and LG.
Korean ops push back on WiBro
Korean mobile operators want the country’s communications regulator to drop its pro-WiBro policy as it is not a profitable service, reports TeleGeography, citing the Korea Times.
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