Monday, November 27, 2006 [english donga]: "40M Koreans Now Using Cell Phones
NOVEMBER 27, 2006 07:05
Recently, the number of cell phone users has reached the 40 million mark. This comes after 22 years of the introduction of the analogue cell phone service and 10 years after the start of Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) service."
Look to Korea for future of Internet: The Independent| News:
"Date: November 23, 2006
A major British newspaper featured Korea's world-leading Internet technology in its weekly media special edition on Saturday (Nov. 20).

In the article titled “South Korea: Look east to see the future of the Internet,” The Independent's reporter David McNeill wrote, “A tech-savvy government, the highest broadband penetration rate in the world, and a nation of restless young cyber-activists make South Korea the most fascinating media laboratory on the planet.” "
New English-language news site offers alternative views| News:
"Date: November 27, 2006
The Hankyoreh, Korea's leading daily newspaper, has launched an online English edition ( "
Korean wave arrives in Central, South America| News: "Date: November 27, 2006
Newspapers have published reports about the recent Korean culture boom, or hallyu, sweeping over East Asian countries. Though some critics claim hallyu works only in Asia, such phenomenon, however, is not solely based on the similarity or common feelings that Asians share. "
Korea announces new IT vision| News:
"Date: November 22, 2006
The Ministry of Information and Communication announced a new information technology (IT) vision on Monday (Nov. 20), vowing to turn Korea into the world's IT superpower. "
Choi, new Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute president| News
Firms ride on user-created video boom | News: "Date: November 27, 2006
Companies are shrewdly taking advantage of the soaring popularity of Internet video sharing services, planting advertising spots in the free-of-charge videos created by users.

LG Electronics has featured its MP3 player on a series of yoga video clips made by Kim Jin-hee this month. Kim, a Sookmyung Women's University student, wears an MP3 player around her neck throughout the 3-minute clips. She has become a popular figure in the Internet community as her videos are frequently viewed at video sharing sites such as Mgoon and Tag Story. "
The Korea Herald : The Nation's No.1 English Newspaper: " KT aims to be a leader in TV service on internet. Broadband operator eyes Web-based television as future revenue source"
The Korea Times : Internet-Based TV Conjures Up Magical World: "... This is an imagined snap shot of Korean people’s daily lives in just five years. All the aforementioned services will be powered by the Internet protocol TV (IPTV), if all goes as planned."
YONHAP NEWS: "Saturated market prompts mobile carriers to seek new revenue sources"