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SK Telecom, Socar to launch connected car service

Monday 22 August 2016 | 06:49 CET | News
South Korean operator SK Telecom has signed a memorandum of understanding with car-sharing company Socar, to cooperate in the connected car business. Under the terms of the deal, SK Telecom and Socar will jointly develop and launch an IoT-based connected car service. SK Telecom will provide Socar with its in-car infotainment device installed with the T Map platform. The cars will be connected via SK Telecom's IoT network dubbed 'LTE-M'. The connected car service will enter a pilot test at the end of this year and is scheduled for commercial launch in the first half of 2017.

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Companies: SK Telecom
Countries: Korea, Republic of
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