Korean operators protest mVoIP launch

Thursday 7 June 2012 | 02:02 CET | News
South Korean mobile operators are opposing the launch of a mobile VoIP service by Kakao Talk. The mobile messenger service provider has begun offering a trial version of Voice Talk, a mVoIP service, to Android and iOS users. Kakao Talk will officially launch the service later this year but has not said when, the Korea Herald writes citing a Kakao Talk spokesperson. When Kakao Talk launched the trial mVoIP service, operators SK Telecom and KT said the service would hinder investment in ICT in Korea. SK Telecom also said it would lead to poor services for consumers and lower sales for

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Korea Communications Commission / KT / SK Telecom
Countries: Korea, Republic of
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