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KT launches 5G-powered robot cafe and bus in Seoul

Thursday 31 January 2019 | 14:27 CET | News
South Korean mobile operator KT gas opened a robot cafe using its 5G mobile network in Seoul. The 5G-powered cafe was opened after the company introduced an AI-equipped guide robot named Lota in December 2018, its first 5G subscriber, at the landmark Lotte World Tower in the capital city. KT has unveiled a 5G bus in downtown Seoul during a promotional event. In the 5G-connected limousine bus, passengers experienced various AR and VR services available from the company's GiGA Live TV.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: KT / Safaricom
Countries: Korea, Republic of
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