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South Korean operators, govt set up task force to expand 5G into rural areas

Thursday 3 September 2020 | 09:54 CET | News
South Korea's three mobile operators, SK Telecom, KT and LG Uplus, have teamed up with the government to launch a task force to expand 5G coverage into rural areas, Yonhap news agency reports. The task force will allow roaming network sharing among SK Telecom, KT and LG Uplus in areas where population density is low, the Ministry of Science and ICT said.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: KT / LG / LG Uplus / SK Telecom
Countries: Korea, Republic of
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