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SK Telecom tests 5G-connected autonomous cars

Monday 5 February 2018 | 13:32 CET | News
South Korean operator SK Telecom claims it accomplished the world's first use of 5G in autonomous car technology by testing self-driving automobiles using its 5G network, writes online publication yonhapnews.co.kr citing company representatives. SK Telecom said two of its self-driving cars operated on a 2 kilometer-track on 5 February and exchanged real-time traffic information through its ultra high-speed network. The cars were able to sense the outside environment and avoid obstacles.

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Companies: SK Telecom
Countries: Korea, Republic of
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