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Samsung and SK Telecom to launch world’s first nationwide network for the Internet of Things in South Korea

Samsung Electronics said today that it will partner with SK Telecom to build a LoRaWAN network for the Internet of Things that will cover all of South Korea. The two companies claim that this the worl

Here are the 59 startups that demoed at Y Combinator Winter ’16 Demo Day 2

“Food, housing, healthcare, transportation. Life essentials made better and more affordable.” These are the types of startups that partner Paul Buchheit said were demoing today at Y Combin

Viber Faces Ban In Korea As SK Telecom Wins Potentially Wide-Ranging Patent Suit

Free calling and messaging service Viber could be banned in South Korea, after the company lost a patent suit to domestic operator SK Telecom.

Samsung, LG, Korean Carriers Fined For Mobile Price Fixing Scheme

What happens when Korea’s biggest wireless carriers and Korea’s biggest phone manufacturers get caught offering bogus wireless phone deals to their customers? Well, according to the <a href="http:

SK Telecom not intereseted in acquiring Sprint

Following up on reports that it was angling for an acquisition of Sprint Nextel, South Korean carrier SK Telecom reportedly said in a regulatory filing that, while its looking into business opportunit

SK Telecom successfully transmits HD video over WiBro

SK Telecom will begin building out Wave 2 of the WiBro network in Seoul after successfully sending HD video across the network in real time. Under optimal conditions this new Wave could download at 37

SK Telecom speaks out on Helio, Virgin Mobile merger rumors [Update]

There isn’t a whole lot to this one other than a quote from an SK Telecom official regarding the Helio and Virgin Mobile merger rumors. But it leads one to believe that the rumors are true. Make the

Sony, SK Telecom to deliver VOD flicks to your phone

Well, not your phone unless you and your phone reside in South Korea. Here’s another reminder that the Telecom industry in the US just flat out sucks. Pioneering the way is SK, again. Sony Pictu

Sprint reportedly turns down $5 billion from investors

The New York Times is reporting that Sprint has said thanks but no thanks to an offer from Providence Equity Partners and South Korea’s SK Telecom which would, in effect, replace Sprint’s

Korean Man Retaliates Poor Cell Service

Disenchanted with his cellular service, a Korean man decided to take an interesting and unconventional approach to retribution. After trying unsuccessfully to get SK Telecom to fix his device he decid