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SK Telecom, KEPCO partner on smart grid, IoT services

Friday 4 September 2015 | 10:45 CET | News
South Korean mobile operator SK Telecom will cooperate with state-run power operator Korea Electric Power (KEPCO) to develop smart energy management systems, The Korea Times reports. Under the terms of the agreement, SK Telecom and KEPCO will jointly establish electricity infrastructure and develop smart grid systems based on ICT and energy technologies. SKT, KEPCO plan to jointly upgrade the advanced metering infrastructure, enhance energy consumption efficiency through telecom technologies and build a nationwide smart grid by introducing smart technologies on electricity grids.

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Companies: SK Telecom
Countries: Korea, Republic of
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