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SK Telecom introduces 5G AR, VR services for eSports fans

Wednesday 31 July 2019 | 07:08 CET | News
South Korean operator SK Telecom has launched three 5G AR and VR services for eSports games fans. Dubbed 'Jump AR', 'LCK* VR Live Broadcasting' and 'VR Replay', the three services are designed to provide a realistic and immersive experience when watching eSports games, the company said.

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Companies: SK Telecom
Countries: Korea, Republic of
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