KCC announces stricter platform guidelines for user protection
The Korea Communications Commission (KCC) on Thursday, announced plans calling for improved platform user protection measures, setting another obstacle in the platform industry in Korea.
Police raid Kakao Pay in illegal transaction probe
Kakao Pay was raided over allegations that it pocketed multi-hundred million won worth of illegal payments from a value-added network (VAN) company in growing its franchise, according to financial regulators Tuesday.
A cellphone retailer in Seoul on Monday is undergoing investigation by the Fair Trade Commission (FTC). The commission began its investigation into three telecommunication companies — SK Telecom, LG U+ and KT — and six commercial banks including...
KT introduces 2 disinfection robots
KT introduced two new disinfection robots on Wednesday for use in offices and even homes. The robots, one large and one smaller, sterilize areas using plasma technology and ultraviolet-C (UVC) lighting in a way that doesn't require people to ...
Google, Netflix and Meta on the annual 'Netflix law' list
Three large tech companies from the United States and two from Korea will be required to meet certain performance standards set out by the government. The Ministry of Science and ICT said on Thursday that the five companies are Google, Netflix ...
KT employees monitor the KDCA's COOV Covid-19 vaccination verification app, which utilizes the telecommunication company's cloud service. KT said Wednesday it will also provide IT support for KDCA's vaccine reservation system.
Busan cranes use 5G to control their multi-ton game of Tetris
BUSAN — Yard crane No. 207 in Dongwon Pusan Container Terminal looks like a massive claw machine, except that the objects it transfers are not dolls or toys, but containers weighing up to 32 tons.
5G networks are currently only four times faster than 4G LTE
A year after the service’s launch, 5G networks currently offer connection speeds four times faster than the previous 4G LTE, according to the Ministry of Science and ICT.
011 telephone prefix end angers Korean neo-Luddites
The sun is setting on the early age of modern telecommunications, and some Luddites are having none of it. They have formed an activist group and want to take their case all the way to the Supreme Court.
Mobile carriers get serious about quantum cryptography
The importance of telecommunication security has become increasingly clear in the Covid-19 era as a huge amount of communication is now done from a distance. To free people from the security concerns of a remotely connected society, ...