Friday, October 19, 2007

[The Chosun Ilbo, October 19 2007] Korea’s WiBro Adopted as Global 3G Telecom Standard

A wireless broadband Internet technology developed in Korea has been adopted as the sixth global standard for third-generation telecommunication. The adoption enables Korean patent holders to compete with rivals in the global market on an equal footing, as they can use the same worldwide radio frequency as IMT-2000 when providing the WiBro service abroad.

Known also as mobile WiMAX, WiBro allows access to broadband Internet on the move.

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